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About Cherry (2012)

R | | Drama | 9 August 2012 (USA)
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A troubled young woman moves to San Francisco, where she becomes involved in pornography and aligns herself with a cocaine-addicted lawyer.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ashley Hinshaw ... Angelina
Lili Taylor ... Phyllis
Dev Patel ... Andrew
Diane Farr ... Jillian
Jonny Weston ... Bobby
James Franco ... Frances
Heather Graham ... Margaret
Maya Raines ... Jojo
Vincent Palo Vincent Palo ... Paco
Elana Krausz ... Lana
Isaac Fitzberald Isaac Fitzberald ... Mike G
Lorelei Lee Lorelei Lee ... Sophey
K. Lee K. Lee ... Sweet
Princess Donna Princess Donna ... Aimee
Sensi Pearl ... Vicki
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Angelina is an 18-year-old girl not far from graduating from high school. Her boyfriend Bobby suggests that she take naked pictures of herself and sell them. She is initially hesitant, but eventually does the photo shoot and uses the money to run away to San Francisco with her best friend Andrew. At a strip club party in the city, she meets a wealthy lawyer named Francis, who offers to introduce her to a glamorous world of expensive dresses and lavish parties. Angelina also meets Margaret who is a lesbian and a former porn star turned adult film director. She offers Angelina, now using the porn name Cherry, direction in her entry into the San Francisco porn industry. She makes several soft pornography films before deciding to do a hardcore film. After she shoots the film, an angry Francis chastises her before getting them in a car accident. she returns home to find Andrew watching one of her films. After an argument, she decides to leave and meets Margaret at a bar. They make out and ...

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There's no such thing as going too far.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content, including nudity, language and some drug material | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 August 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cherry See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,760, 23 September 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,760, 23 September 2012
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Trivia

First of two pornography-themed films (in two years) for actor James Franco. The second: 'Lovelace', portraying Hugh Hefner. See more »

Quotes

Angelina: You love me - just not enough to jerk off to somebody else!
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San Francisco
Written by Jill Sobule & Robin Eaton
Published by Feel My Pain (ASCAP)/Left Right Music (BMI)
Administered by Bug Music
Performed by Jill Sobule
Courtesy of Pinko Records
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The Pointless Story of a Shallow Teenager without Moral Principles
17 May 2014 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

The eighteen year-old Angeline (Ashley Hinshaw) raises money with a session of naked pictures and leaves her alcoholic and dysfunctional parents fleeing to San Francisco with her friend Andrew (Dev Patel). They rent a room in the apartment of the gay Paco (Vincent Palo) and Angeline finds a job in a strip club and Andrew in a bookstore. Soon Angeline has a love affair with the drug-addicted lawyer Frances (James Franco) and joins the adult industry making porn. Meanwhile the lesbian director Margaret (Heather Graham) becomes obsessed on her.

"About Cherry" is a movie with a pointless story of a shallow teenager without moral principles that leaves her alcoholic parents to become a porn-star. The characters are poorly developed and most of them are unlikable. Angeline is actually a bisexual teenager without any moral principle and maybe nymphomaniac. The situations are also shallow and the movie is neither a drama or romance nor a soft-porn. The only thing that worths is the beauty of the lead actress. My vote is four.

Title (Brazil): "Doce Tentação"


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