5.8/10
2,640
35 user 16 critic

This Girl's Life (2003)

R | | Drama | 2 November 2003 (USA)
"Slice of life" take on life of international porn celebrity, Moon, and her musings on modern life, love and loss.

Director:

(as Ash)

Writer:

(as Ash)

On Disc

at Amazon

1 win. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

In this politically charged homage to Medium Cool, a photographer covers the urban guerrilla war on New York streets during the RNC.

Director: Stephen Marshall
Stars: Rosario Dawson, Nathan Crooker, Amy Redford
Trigger Happy (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A hand gun is passed between 22 loosely connected New Yorkers.

Director: Julian West
Stars: Richard Bright, Willis Burks II, Daniel von Bargen
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

In 1950's Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.

Director: Lee Tamahori
Stars: Nick Nolte, Melanie Griffith, Jennifer Connelly
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

New York serves as a backdrop for a cast of characters in search of love, lust or lucre including a woman who makes awkward moves on the man renovating her SoHo loft, an embezzler, a sleazy artist and a phone psychic.

Director: Peter Mattei
Stars: Vera Farmiga, Domenick Lombardozzi, Jill Hennessy
Awake II (2010)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A woman in the depths of the American nightmare is forced to become enlightened or die.

Director: Hunter Richards
Stars: Lynn Cohen, Rosario Dawson, Gabriel Gutierrez
Side Streets (1998)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Staten Island Cab-driver, Bipin Raj, picks up a passenger, mistakes her for a movie star, but tells her that his brother, Vikram Raj, is a very well-known Bollywood mega-star with millions ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Gerber
Stars: Valeria Golino, Rosario Dawson, Shabana Azmi
Descent (2007)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A college co-ed is brutally raped and struggles alone to rebuild her life.

Director: Talia Lugacy
Stars: Rosario Dawson, Chad Faust, Marcus Patrick
Wimbledon (2004)
Comedy | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A pro tennis player has lost his ambition and has fallen in rank to 119. Fortunately for him, he meets a young player on the women's circuit who helps him recapture his focus for Wimbledon.

Director: Richard Loncraine
Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Paul Bettany, Jon Favreau
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

On a Friday evening, Manhattan gallery owner Jack (50's) meets Claire and Victoria (both early 20's) on a Soho street and invites them up to his loft "to see his Max Ernst collages." What ... See full summary »

Director: Myra Paci
Stars: Rosario Dawson, Anna Grace, Lisa-Gay Tremblay
Dirty Pictures (TV Movie 2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A Cincinnati museum director goes on trial in 1990 for exhibiting sadomasochistic photographs taken by Robert Mapplethorpe.

Director: Frank Pierson
Stars: James Woods, Ann Marin, Craig T. Nelson
Ash Wednesday (2002)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Ash Wednesday is set in the Manhattan of the early 1980's and is about a pair of Irish-American brothers (Burns and Wood) who become embroiled in a conflict with the Irish Mob.

Director: Edward Burns
Stars: Brian Burns, Vincent Rubino, James Michael Cummings
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Moon
... Pops
... Kip
... Aronson
... Terry (Car Salesman)
... Martine
... Daniel
... SIA Victim
... Cheyenne
... Jessie
Natalie Taylor ... Mal
... Marco
... Doctor
... Taxi Driver
... Kobi
Edit

Storyline

The porn star Moon spends her time working, nursing her widowed father that has Parkinson disease and with her friends Jessie and Martine. Her boss Aronson gives a new contract to Moon to be signed. Moon has a blind date with Jessie's friend Kip and they feel a great attraction for each other. When Jessie asks Moon to test the fidelity of her boy-friend, Moon decides to offer the service to other customers. But when she meets the dangerous Terry, she reevaluates her life and her relationship with Skip. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexuality including graphic dialogue, nudity, violence, language and brief drug use | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2 November 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Една необикновена жена  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (cut)

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Moon: I'm not gonna wait until I die to find out if there is reincarnation. We can reincarnate while we live, right?
See more »

Connections

References The Full Monty (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Save Yourself
By Siren
Written by Christina Agamanolis
Published by Siren Music Productions
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Drama with Sex Appeal
3 November 2008 | by See all my reviews

With her beauty and intelligence it should be easy for Moon (Juliette Marquis) to enjoy a successful career, have plenty of friends and find true love, even if she is burdened by her handicapped father. While her sex appeal is a valuable asset, so many of the men she meets are selfish, dishonest, and abusive. Can we expect them to want anything other than money or sex from a porn star? What begins as Moon's personal narrative of this brief period in her life gradually becomes a psychological drama, providing a cynical and somewhat realistic perspective on the modern sex culture; wanton sex, deception, and sexually transmitted diseases. James Woods (Pops) adds a fair dose of slapstick comedy and vulgar humor.

I gave this movie a 7. Juliette Marquis is above average in both the sex appeal and acting skill categories; a combination that is hard to find. James Woods does an impressive impersonation of a Parkinson's patient, and the supporting actors are good enough to sell what to me is a relatively novel story that is a little too far fetched and biased.

The take home message seems to be that women are honest and hardworking, while men get what they want by lying, cheating and, if need be, through brute force. Overall, women are smarter and more capable but, fortunately for men, they are also caring and compassionate; otherwise, who would be there to wipe a pathetic helpless man's ass? I guess it's not too surprising that this movie is especially popular among teenage girls.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 35 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial