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Pornucopia: Going Down in the Valley 

The mini series describes exploration of the lives and experiences of several adult performers and directors who have working in the porn industry.
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Paul Fishbein ...  Himself / ... 5 episodes, 2004
Noname Jane Noname Jane ...  Herself / ... 5 episodes, 2004
Constance Penley Constance Penley ...  Herself / ... 5 episodes, 2004
Stormy Daniels ...  Herself / ... 5 episodes, 2004
Katie Morgan ...  Herself / ... 5 episodes, 2004
Jenna Haze ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2004
Christian Mann Christian Mann ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2004
Jim South Jim South ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2004
Jill Kelly ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2004
Evan Stone ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2004
Jonathan Morgan Jonathan Morgan ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2004
Jenna Jameson ...  Herself / ... 3 episodes, 2004
Jessica Drake ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2004
Clive McLean Clive McLean ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2004
Chris Cannon Chris Cannon ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2004
Brad Armstrong Brad Armstrong ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2004
Al Goldstein ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2004
Ben Campezi Ben Campezi ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2004
Cindy Crawford Cindy Crawford ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2004
Devinn Lane Devinn Lane ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2004
Chi Chi LaRue ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2004
Jeff Stryker ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2004
Candida Royalle ...  Herself 1 episode, 2004
Nina Hartley ...  Herself 1 episode, 2004
David F. Friedman David F. Friedman ...  Himself 1 episode, 2004
Vanity Vanity ...  Herself 1 episode, 2004
Jim Powers Jim Powers ...  Himself 1 episode, 2004
Yasmine Vega Yasmine Vega ...  Herself 1 episode, 2004
Jeff Mike Steward Jeff Mike Steward ...  Himself 1 episode, 2004
Vincent Vega Vincent Vega ...  Himself 1 episode, 2004
Dave Cummings Dave Cummings ...  Himself 1 episode, 2004
Bobby Rinaldi Bobby Rinaldi ...  Himself 1 episode, 2004
Chloe Chloe ...  Herself 1 episode, 2004
Mia Smiles Mia Smiles ...  Herself 1 episode, 2004
Anastasia Pierce ...  Herself 1 episode, 2004
Tyce Bune Tyce Bune ...  Himself 1 episode, 2004
Paige Richards Paige Richards ...  Herself 1 episode, 2004
Fabrice Fabrice ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2004
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The mini series describes exploration of the lives and experiences of several adult performers and directors who have working in the porn industry.

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It's been called "Hollywood's little secret." But for thousands of uninhibited actors and filmmakers, it's a chance to grab a piece of America's multi-billion-dollar pornography pie.

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HBO

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USA

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English

Release Date:

12 November 2004 (USA) See more »

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Pornucopia See more »

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Home Box Office (HBO) See more »
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| (6 episodes)
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Fascinating look at The Biz
1 February 2005 | by rwilymzSee all my reviews

Watched the documentary series with my wife, who originally turned me on to its Real Sex original. What a wife! We get to see what porn stars are like when they aren't porning. Most of them are normal. They just like sex. A lot. They talk about the body parts involved and what they're doing as casually as others talk about an itch on their elbow.

The starlet we first meet, Katie Morgan, originally comes across as an airhead, but we see her in one of the later shows being interviewed and quizzed on a radio show, and she's not unintelligent. She still *sounds* like a ditz, but then we can't always help that.

The show tended to repeat some bits -- I was gonna say snatches but thought better of it -- quite often, and I think if I'd heard Ashlee or Bambi or whatever say "Finger lickin good" one more time it would have put me off porn forever, but mercifully they stopped in time.

Did you know that the female stars control who they will and will not, um, boink? Bet you didn't. Women veritably run the show. That's feminism! Did you know that Viagra® is the drug of choice in The Valley? We get to hear how porn stars balance love and relationships with porn acting: some embrace it; others go to female-only sex until they break up and marry someone else.

We get to see directors and crew commenting on the meal catering while in the background is obviously a money-shot being filmed. They musta been real hungry...

We get to see a few clips of Jenna Jameson, thankfully, and none of Ron Jeremy, also thankfully.

We get to see the movie camera change angles, and the actors stop and start their action. On cue. I could never accomplish that. Frankly, I'm in awe. Makes me appreciate what they do all the more. And wasn't that the point?


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