IFC Films | Release Date: September 21, 2012
Summary: This bold debut film by author Stephen Elliott, a visual love letter to San Francisco, is the story of high school student Angelica (a mesmerizing Ashley Hinshaw), whose choices lead her from a depressing home life and dead-end job in Los Angeles to the fetish-filled Bay Area adult film world. A stepfather with dark motives lurks in the background, as Angelica watches over her younger sister and questions her options. In memorable supporting roles are Festival favorite Lili Taylor as Angelica’s manic and opportunistic mother, Jonny Weston as her sexy but sleazy boyfriend and Dev Patel as best friend and much-needed nonsexual support. The vibrant cast also includes James Franco as a coke-addicted attorney who spots Angelica in a strip club, and Heather Graham as a female porn director who launches “Cherry’s” adult film career with mixed feelings. A gritty and defiantly voyeuristic look at the life of a youth who never loses her innocence, even as she gyrates for the camera, Cherry captures a rare point of view, urging us to consider the delicate tension between body and self by focusing on society’s most sought after objects of desire. (IFC Films)
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Runtime: 102 min
Rating: Rated R for sexual content, including nudity, language and some drug material
Official Site: http://www.ifcfilms.com/films/cherry
Production: Enderby Entertainment
Genres: Drama
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Jan 15, 2013
Director Credit
Stephen Elliott Director
Writer Credit
Lorelei Lee Writer
Stephen Elliott Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Ashley Hinshaw Angelina
Dev Patel Andrew
Heather Graham Margaret
James Franco Francis
Lili Taylor Phyllis
Cast Credit
Ashley Hinshaw Angelina
Dev Patel Andrew
Diane Farr Jillian
Elana Krausz Lana
Ernest Waddell Vaughn
Heather Graham Margaret
James Franco Francis
Jonny Weston Cast
Lili Taylor Phyllis
Mark Sivertsen Construction Worker
Maya Raines Angelina's Little Sister
Megan Boone Jake
Michael T Stewart Banker
Nelson Lee Jessica
Nina Ljeti Nina
Sensi Pearl Herself
Steven Wiig Cast
Thomas Dalby Investment Firm Employee
Veronica Valencia Amber
Producer Credit
Chris Kientz Executive Producer
Claire Severance Executive Producer
Daniel McCarney Associate Producer
Datari Turner Producer
David Ranes Executive Producer
Elana Krausz Producer
Elizabeth Destro Producer
Gordon Bijelonic Producer
Jeff Steele Co-Executive Producer
Joe D'Angerio Co-Producer
Jordan Kessler Producer
Kim Leadford Executive Producer
Rick Dugdale Producer
T.J. Mancini Co-Producer
Taylor Phillips Line Producer