Lovelace (DVD)

Catalogue Number: 287-9614

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Lovelace (DVD)

DVD

Released: 23/12/13

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Synopsis

The life of one of the most infamous women in early '70s America gets a dramatisation in this offbeat period biopic from co-directors Jeffrey Friedman and Robert Epstein. In the Florida suburbs, circa 1970, Linda Boreman (Amanda Seyfried) is an ordinary and unremarkable young woman, who moved back in with her parents (Robert Patrick and Sharon Stone) a year or so earlier, following an unplanned pregnancy. One night on the town, she crosses paths with Chuck Traynor (Peter Sarsgaard) a local bar and restaurant owner who sees Linda as an opportunity; he soon wins her over as a girlfriend, and not long after, the two are married. Within a couple of years,Chuck shoots a private stag film of Linda performing oral S*X on a partner, and decides to show it to Gerry Damiano (Hank Azaria), an up-and-coming P**N director with ties to the Mafia. Damiano is so impressed by the footage that he immediately decides to cast Linda in his new picture, the hardcore comedy DEEP THROAT, which becomes the single most lucrative adult film of all time and turns the young woman - renamed Linda Lovelace - into a household name. The film then flashes forward to six years later, when Linda authors a shocking tell-all book about what really happened when the cameras weren't rolling; she describes the sadistic abuse that she endured at the hands of Traynor and a series of increasingly futile attempts to escape from his clutches, and claims that she was coerced to appear in the movie. The media then turns Lovelace - now a Long Island housewife, Linda Marciano - into a feminist icon and a crusader against domestic violence and the enslavement of the P**N industry.

Product specifications

Cast & Crew

Actor
Amanda Seyfried
Peter Sarsgaard
Juno Temple
Wes Bentley
Sharon Stone
Hank Azaria
Bobby Cannavale
Christopher Noth
Robert Patrick
Chloe Sevigny
Adam Brody
Eric Roberts
Debi Mazar
Sarah Jessica Parker
Author
Eric Danville
Cinematographer
Eric Alan Edwards
Composer
Stephen Trask
Editor
Robert Dalva
Matt Landon
Producer
Heidi Jo Markel
Jason Weinberg
Laura Rister
Screenwriter
Andy Bellin
Director
Jeffrey~Robert Friedman~Epstein

Key Information

Classification
18
Consumer Advice
Contains Strong S*X And S*X References And Domestic Abuse
Duration (mins)
93
UV Copy Included
N
Type
DVD
Studio
LIONS GATE HOME ENTERTAINMENT
Number Of Discs
1
Production
Film
Boxset
N
Region
2
Genre
Drama

Variant

Type
DVD

Features

Special Features
Making Of
Subtitles
English
Language
English
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