Bounce: Behind the Velvet Rope Poster

Release Date: September 7th, 2001

DVD Release Date: March 11th, 2003

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 12 min

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Steven Cantor interviews various Los Angeles bouncers, most of whom have kind hearts beneath their tough exteriors.

Cast: Black Prince, Omar Cook, Alan Crosley, Frank DeMaio, Mike DeMaio, King, Jordan Maldonado, Lenny McLean

Director: Steven Cantor

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Stick Figure Productions

Distributors: Showtime Entertainment, Artistic License, Wellspring Media

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Much of the resulting material is very funny, though there are a few times when the filmmakers patronize or mock their subjects in a way that makes you uncomfortable. show more

  • All of the interviewees are compelling, whether proudly showing off bruises and bullet holes from on-the-job scuffles, or voicing their opinions about how the profession has changed.

  • Cantor seems to have noticed how dull the actual footage is, since he relies heavily on "arty" shots and black-and-white inserts.

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