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Elizabeth Berkley: Showgirls Was "More Painful" Than You Can Imagine
People act stupidly. She takes this stance specifically regarding Woody Allen, who for years has performed at Cafe Carlyle on Mondays. I saw his band. I gershon his band was awesome. Even when I was 15, I was at the Playboy Mansion. Katie Tippel Edit Cast Cast overview, first billed only: Elizabeth Berkley Nomi Malone Kyle MacLachlan Zack Carey Gina Gershon Cristal Connors Glenn Plummer James Smith Robert Davi Al Torres Alan Rachins Tony Moss Gina Ravera Molly Abrams Lin Tucci Henrietta 'Mama' Bazoom Greg Travis Phil Newkirk Al Ruscio Karlman Patrick Bristow Marty Jacobsen William Berkley Andrew Carver Bobbie Phillips Dee Dewey Weber Jeff Rena Riffel Edit Storyline Nomi Malone, a mysterious young girl with elizabeth ambition to dance embarks on a journey to Las Vegas and become a showgirl in a high-class hotel show.
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Trivia Director Paul Verhoeven made a deal with the studio unheard of at the time: Up to that time, the NC rating had never been intentional, and was always given after screening of the movie by the MPAA.
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Back inVerhoeven was fresh off a run of huge commercial hits, including Robocop, Total Recall and Basic Instinct, the latter of which he collaborated on with Eszterhas, who also wrote Flashdance. The critics had a field day tearing it to shreds when it was released, competing with each other for the snarkiest write-up. Nomi is considered first and foremost as a body, her characterisation and indeed, story line falling short. The film may have supposed itself a commentary of female exploitation, and yet no explicit commentary is ever made.
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Gina Gershon Didn't Like Scripts She Was Receiving, so She Wrote Her Own One-Woman Show
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The sexploitation 'masterpiece' that killed a career: is Showgirls worth defending?
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