Variety

Overview

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 begin talking and he ...
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Overview

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 begin talking and he invites her to a Yankee game that dates this movie!. Once at the game, the man leaves for a moment, and Christine follows him again, this time to some sort of strange rendezvous. At this point, it is difficult for both Christine and the viewers to distinguish reality from fantasy, leaving everyone in limbo.
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Special Features

Production Stills Gallery by Nan Goldin; Essay by Director Bette Gordon
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/20/2008
  • UPC: 738329060725
  • Original Release: 1983
  • Rating:

  • Source: Kino Video
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Time: 1:37:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 53,961

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Sandy McLeod Christine
Will Patton Mark
Richard Davidson Louis
Luis Guzman Jose
Nan Goldin Nan
Mark Boone Jr. Porn Customer
Suzanne Fletcher
Spalding Gray
Cookie Mueller
Lee Tucker Projectionist
Technical Credits
Bette Gordon Director, Original Story, Screenwriter
Kathy Acker Screenwriter
Tom DiCillo Cinematographer
John Foster Cinematographer
Ila von Hasperg Editor
John Lurie Score Composer
Renee Shafransky Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Variety
1. New Job [11:34]
2. Awkward Silence [4:51]
3. Among Friends [6:17]
4. Proposal [9:46]
5. The Game [9:27]
6. Cat and Mouse [7:52]
7. Mutual Friend [8:55]
8. Relax [4:47]
9. "Over and Over" [5:23]
10. Closer [11:13]
11. In Pictures [11:10]
12. "The Diary" [9:12]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Variety
   Play Film
   Chapters
   Extras
      Essay by Director Bette Gordon
      Production Stills Gallery by Nan Goldin
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