The Girlfriend Experience


Dir. Steven Soderbergh (2009).
The hardcore teen queen who took the name “Sasha Grey” and refers to her porn films as performance art plays a paid escort, $2,000 an hour. A mosaic of short, largely a-chronological scenes, Soderbergh’s Girlfriend Experience is a film about its own making. Grey isn’t the first porn actress to go straight, but she may be the first to allegorize her own situation.

Thu., Aug. 25, 4:30 & 9:30 p.m., 2011

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