The Girlfriend Experience 2009

The film was screened at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2009. Soderbergh mentioned Michelangelo Antonioni’s Red Desert and Ingmar Bergman’s Cries and Whispers as influences. First-time actor and real-life blogger Glenn Kenny plays the cameo role of a blogger and adult services reviewer.

Plot: A drama set in the days leading up to the 2008 Presidential election, and centered on a high-end Manhattan call girl meeting the challenges of her boyfriend, her clients, and her work.

Cast
* Sasha Grey as Christine, alias, Chelsea
* Chris Santos as Chris, Chelsea’s boyfriend, a personal trainer
* Glenn Kenny as blogger and adult services reviewer
* Peter Zizzo as a wealthy, married man and favored client
* Timothy J. Cox as a businessman




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