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Variety (1983)

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Release Date: Sep 10, 1983 Wide

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Christine (Sandy McLeod) is a ticket-taker at a Manhattan porn cinema. Her ability to separate reel life from real life is seriously impaired in this slow, often silent, and ultimately enigmatic study of a lonely young woman who first despises the porn and then becomes fascinated with it and the clients who attend the shows. Her inclinations become more active than passive after she decides to follow an elegantly turned-out "businessman" from the theater into an adult video shop, where they

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Art House & International, Drama

May 20, 2008

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Bette Gordon's independent psychological thriller, written by Kathy Acker, is a stunning proto-feminist noir experiment set in the sex shops of 1983 Times Square.

May 1, 2013 Full Review Source: ColeSmithey.com
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A signifcant feminist indie about sexual difference, desire, and gaze.

May 15, 2011 Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com
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The story sounded interesting, but the movie is too slow and boring, I couldn't stand it.
January 16, 2011
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