His artistic ideas, born of the '60s counter-culture, had elevated the entire genre. See full summary » The intercut story of two women: a nearly-mute beauty queen who descends into withdrawal and madness, and another who captains a ship laden with candy and sugar, luring men and boys aboard ...See full summary » 19-year-old Jamie just wants someone to love.One day, one of her regulars engages her in a conversation that leads to an unusual friendship, as these two worldly souls share their common experiences.I agree with the above comments that this movie is not for the faint of heart.
The R-rated showbiz drama film marking the directorial debut of Stephen Elliott (a former sex worker) was subtitled with the tagline: "There's no such thing as going too far." The poster advertising the film was of the nude shirtless backside of a pig-tailed schoolgirl with a plaid skirt sitting on a desk, in front of a group of film cameras (one of the film's major sequences). Some of the singles from the earlier film were now married, such as Jim Levenstein (Jason Biggs) and Michelle (Alyson Hannigan), with a two year-old son Evan.The slow-moving, coming-of-age film told of the evolution of a young, blonde 18 year-old teen Angelina (Ashley Hinshaw in her debut starring role) living in a broken family in Long Beach, CA who became an adult film starlet. It included both male (including an extended shot of Jim's genitals covered up by a see-through glass pan lid) and female nudity (from minor supporting characters rather than from the main stars), some very suggestive sex scenes, and lots of sex talk.Her depraved boyfriend Bobby (Jonny Weston), who sought a referral fee and hinted: "Do you want to wash other people's laundry forever? The shenanigans, break-ups and pair-ups included: The most nudity was seen in the sequence involving Jim's meeting up with his seductively tempting next-door high-school-aged neighbor Kara (Ali Cobrin), someone he used to baby-sit but who was now all "grown up." She invited him to her 18th birthday party ("I want you to come so bad"), after which Jim drove the inebriated, virginal Kara home.Even having visited theaters like that myself, to see it on film is still something that'll raise your pulse.I think what's more important here than the content or 'weakness' or 'unwatchability' of some of the characters, is the fact that we as an audience member have suddenly become voyeurs into an ordinary day in these people's lives.[Note: Much of the film was actually shot inside the San Francisco Armory, which housed the porn website ]During a photoshoot directed by svengali director Margaret, Angelina - now screen-named Cherry - posed for the cameras as an innocent schoolgirl, first touching herself, then stripping to black underwear, and then going topless. The movie was another example of his branding style - an entertaining, fun-filled, profitable venture, and a throwback to the T&A films of the 70s and 80s.