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Girl Play (2004)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 11 July 2004 (USA)
Two real-life lesbian actresses meet by chance when they are cast as lovers in a local stage play, and end up actually falling in love.

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Lee Friedlander

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robin Greenspan Robin Greenspan ... Robin
Lacie Harmon Lacie Harmon ... Lacie
Mink Stole ... Robin's Mother
Dom DeLuise ... Gabriel
Katherine Randolph ... Audrey
Lauren Maher ... Cass
Gina DeVivo ... Robin at Age 14
Shannon Perez Shannon Perez ... Young Robin at Age 6
Dominic Ottersbach Dominic Ottersbach ... Gabriel's Assistant
Julie Briggs Julie Briggs ... Dr. Katherine
Peter Ente Peter Ente ... Robin's Father
Graham T. McClusky ... Parents Friend
Skye Emerson Skye Emerson ... Bartender
Jessica Golden ... Laura, Drunk girl in bar
Lyn Alicia Henderson ... Attractive Girl in Bar (as Lynn A. Henderson)
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Storyline

Robin, who is married to her girlfriend for half a dozen years, and Lacie, someone who never had a lasting relationship, are both cast to play lesbian lovers in a Los Angeles stage play. Innocently, the stage director, Gabriel runs the actresses through a series of rehearsals designed to "bring out the intimacy" in each performer. Soon the two women find themselves increasingly and undeniably attracted to each other and overcome with desire. They must ask themselves whether this relationship is manufactured, created for the sake of the "girl play", or is it true love? Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Taglines:

Two Women, One Love, Dozens Of Stories

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 July 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mulheres em Representação See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,441, 3 April 2005, Limited Release
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Goff-Kellam Productions See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Based on the original play "Real Girls" written by Robin Greenspan and Lacie Harmon, the film was adapted for the screen by Robin Greenspan, Lacie Harmon, and Lee Friedlander. See more »

Crazy Credits

'Girl Play' is based on a true story. The names and places have been changed to protect the innocent except Robin and Lacie. They supposedly are who they say they are. See more »

Connections

Featured in 2005 Glitter Awards (2005) See more »

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I loved it!
18 February 2006 | by kellington-1See all my reviews

It was funny and when I found out the real-life history of the movie, it made it even better.

Plus the behind the scenes (on the DVD) about how the two lesbian producers resisted making the movie because "they didn't do lesbian movies", but they were won over the material was great.

The lesbian director seemed to be very talented as well.

I found it at blockbuster.com.

I loved the parallel execution of the play within the movie, and it didn't hurt that the two actresses were really hot. But it was mostly humorous, and nothing cheesy.


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