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Release Date: November 13th, 2009

DVD Release Date: February 16th, 2010

R|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
The lives of various and disparate women intersect when a porn superstar named Elektra Luxx (Carla Gugino) discovers she is pregnant and subsequently becomes trapped in an elevator with a neurotic woman. Meanwhile, another porn actress named Holly Rocket (Adrianne Palicki) joins a friend on a mission to score an extra payday.

Cast: Carla Gugino, Connie Britton, Adrianne Palicki, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Sarah Clarke, Marley Shelton, Rya Kihlstedt, Cameron Richardson

Director: Sebastián Gutiérrez

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Gato Negro Films

Distributors: Screen Media Ventures

Keywords: Cheeky, Los Angeles, 2000s, Transformation, Growing up, Love

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  • Delivers plenty of smart dialogue and devises a number of excellent reasons to photograph his cast in situations that suggest the working title for the film might have been "Women in Underwear." show more

  • Gutierrez's script can't supply female characters as believable as Almodovar's, but in the director's chair he gives his cast room to compensate with funny, self-aware performances. show more

  • Writer-director Sebastian Gutierrez seems to think his characters are oh-so-edgy, and maybe they would be -- if it were 1982. show more

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