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After a blow to the head, Abby decides she can't do it anymore. Her life just can't be only about the house, the kids and the wife. She needs more: she needs to be Eleanor.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robin Weigert ... Abby / Eleanor
Julie Fain Lawrence ... Kate Abelman
Maren Shapero Maren Shapero ... Mayer Ableman
Micah Shapero Micah Shapero ... Jake Ableman
Janel Moloney ... Pru
Funda Duval ... Sarah
Claudine Ohayon Claudine Ohayon ... Lisa
Jane Peterson Jane Peterson ... Mrs. Bulkan
Maggie Siff ... Sam Bennet
Johnathan Tchaikovsky ... Justin Myers
Francesca Castagnoli Francesca Castagnoli ... Jamie
Sarah Dubrovsky ... Dom
Kate Rogal ... Gretchen
Judd Harner Judd Harner ... Clark
R. Wayne Martin R. Wayne Martin ... Peter
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Abby lives with her lesbian domestic partner and their young son. However, Abby and her girl's long stable relationship has become passionless, and Abby is slowly becoming sexually frustrated. Abby's son hits her on the head by accident one day with his baseball and she suffers a mild concussion. This gets her thinking and she decides that she shouldn't repress her urges anymore. She hooks up with a young cute gentle and experienced lesbian prostitute, who sleeps with lonely women, and has a fantastic sexual and emotional experience. She becomes fascinated with the idea of helping other lonely women feel such joy and fulfillment, so she decides to get into the business herself under the pseudonym Eleanor. Her clients are both introverted women, who wish to explore their urges, and sexually aggressive women who know exactly what they and even Abby want. She learns more about herself and others after each sexual encounter. But how long can she live a double life before she's caught.

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Taglines:

Wife. Mother. Escort.

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Rated R for strong sexual content and some language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 December 2013 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Antes Sexo do Que Nunca See more »

Filming Locations:

Montclair, New Jersey, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,313, 6 October 2013

Gross USA:

$42,606

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$78,957
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Robin Weigert and Maggie Siff also starred together on Sons of Anarchy. See more »

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In the on-screen credits listing the cast (in order of appearance), Stephanie Kirsch is listed twice for playing the role of a Spinner. See more »

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A display of loneliness
19 November 2013 | by i-spookieSee all my reviews

That was a random display of loneliness. I wonder if there were any grownups in this movie that was truly happy ?? Apart from "The Girl" that was merely neuvrotic that is. The film painted also a very grim picture of middle-class America in my mind. I found it uncomfortable to watch often. But apart from the above mentioned - the acting was damned good on Robin Weigert's part, and she alone kept it interesting for me. If it's a lesbian film ???? Have no idea. There were lesbians in it, but I found it to be overall a society tale of a certain class of Americans, and Jeezz what empty lives they are leading sitting there on there little bikes in the gym, sipping cocktails and joining all kinds of charities. As a European - I do not get this thing the US have about sexuality. Eighter it has to be totally taboo - or down and dirty - I just don't get it. So - I made up my own ending to spice it up a bit. Abby finally got her climax with random Sam - and I do not think that that stopped after the last frame - finally left her ice-prinsess Kate, and managed to get some happiness into her life. At leased - that would be something to stop the boredom.


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