Cast + Crew:
Ashley Hinshaw, Lili Taylor, Dev Patel, Jonny Weston, James Franco and Heather Graham
September 21, 2012
Director/s: Stephen Elliott
Stephen Elliott, Lorelei Lee
Angelina (Ashley Hinshaw) is an 18-year-old on the verge of finishing high school, rushing to escape her broken family life. After reluctantly taking nude photos at her boyfriend's (Jonny Weston) behest, she takes the cash to skip town with her best friend (Dev Patel). Angelina gets a job cocktailing in a San Francisco strip club where she meeting Frances (James Franco), an affluent lawyer who introduces her to a high-class world beyond her wildest dreams. At the same time, Angelina begins exploring San Francisco's porn industry, using the moniker Cherry, under the wing of a former performer turned adult film director (Heather Graham). But Angelina's newfound ideal lifestyle soon comes apart at the seams. ABOUT CHERRY challenges assumptions about sexuality and pornography, while addressing the common struggle of finding one's role in life.
More Info on This Release:
ABOUT CHERRY was shot in the San Francisco Armory, home of Kink.com. At 250,000 square feet, the armory is the largest adult film studios in the world. Stephen Elliot, the director of ABOUT CHERRY is a former sex worker who is also the author of seven books. The movie was written by Stephen Elliot and Lorelei Lee, a porn performer who is also a writer and lecturer at New York University.
Alternate Titles: Cherry
Distributor: IFC Films, SundanceNOW
Production Company: Enderby Entertainment, Gordon Bijelonic / Datari Turner Films
Web Site: Official Site