About Cherry

Synopsis: The eighteen year-old Angeline raises money with a session of naked pictures and leaves her alcoholic and dysfunctional parents fleeing to San Francisco with her friend Andrew. They rent a room in the apartment of the gay Paco and Angeline finds a job in a strip club and Andrew in a bookstore. Soon Angeline has a love affair with the drug-addicted lawyer Frances and joins the adult industry making porn. Meanwhile the lesbian director Margaret becomes obsessed with her.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Stephen Elliott
Production: IFC Films
Rotten Tomatoes:
98 min


Hey, slow down.

People see you working

this hard,

they're gonna expect me

to work hard,

and that's not gonna happen.

It's fine, Mom. It's fine.

Oh, there's nothing left.

What the f*** happened here?

Po, I made a little mess.


Po, we've got this.

Everything's fine, all right?

No, not everything's fine,


I work all day for this sh*t!


Thanks for picking me up.

Yeah, well,

it isn't a Cadillac, but...

Bobby drives a Ford.

Bobby drives a Ford...

Put your seat belt on.

Okay, let's rock and roll.

Andrew, did you wear

this shirt yesterday?

Well, yeah.

Let's do laundry on Saturday.

- What?

- Yeah.

Okay, let's do it.


Hey, watch the furniture,

will you?

What are you...

You're too cute.

Here, take this. I got to go.

Thanks for the ride.

Drive careful.

Hey, I'll have

what she's having...

with whiskey.


You're, like, the prettiest

girl in the world.

- Come on.

- Yeah.

Yeah, okay.

Good night, Sheila.

Good night, kids.

Man, look at you...

Your skin, your waist.

You're so beautiful.

You don't even know.

You wouldn't possibly


You should take pictures.


I'm serious.

You're serious about what?

You meet Vaughn last night?

He owns the studio

my band played in.

He's shooting some girls

for a new website.

What are you talking about?

You could do a shoot with him.

If Vaughn's looking for girls,

what does that have to do

with you?

No, never mind.

I'm sorry I even brought it up.

Then why did you bring it up?

There's not...


Spark me.


It's an awful lot of money

for running around

in your underwear.

I mean, are you gonna wash

other people's laundry forever?

And toss half your money

to your drunk-ass mom?

Babe, you leaving?

No, this is what I look like

when I'm staying.

Well, it's not like nobody's

ever seen you naked before.

F*** you.

Most people answer quick

in remembering my own brief...


Jo, it's too loud,

and you're sitting too close.

Oh, what if I sit over here?


Ann frankly,

I don't like where it's going.

I don't like it one little bit.

Did you eat yet?

I'll make something.

Want half a sandwich?

No, I'm good.

I'm gonna eat later.

We're all eating later.

If you always wait

till the next meal,

you'll starve to death.


Hey, do you know

where I can find Vaughn?

Okay, thank you.


Hi. I'm Angelina.

Thanks for coming in today.

Yeah, no time like the present.

Bobby told me you were

the most beautiful girl

he's ever seen.

Yeah, well,

Bobby likes to say that

when he doesn't know

what else to say...

Or when he's done

something wrong.

You're 18, right?

Last I looked.



It's pretty simple

what we do here,

just some photographs,

which we load behind a pay wall.


You sure you want to do this?




Because we want you to do this.

We pay $300 for the first shoot,

but since you're new,

you could do five shoots

your first week, you know.

Nobody's seen you yet.

Okay, that's not enough.

That's what we pay.


what are you paying Bobby?

He gets a referral.

A referral's $100.

You can get one too

if you bring somebody in.

No, I need $500.

So come shoot again tomorrow,

and you'll have $600,

$300 a day.

Well, I don't know

that I'm gonna want

to come again tomorrow.

Do you know something I don't?

In advance.

People tell you

you're difficult?

I bet you hear that

all the time.


That's nice.

That's nice, but, like,

confident, more confident.

Open your legs a little bit.



I like that little bit

right there.

Hey, baby.

Quiet on the f***ing set, dude.

Cuddle time is later, okay?



So you're just, you know...

you're just lying around

at home, you know.

Lean back.

Watching television,

killing time.

Okay, now without the shirt.



Yeah, use the fur. Use the fur.

I like you.

Smile at me.

Smile at me like you want it.


Yo, man, what's up, dude?


Now cover... cover your tits

a little bit.


I don't want you taking

pictures with Vaughn anymore.

You should make up your mind.


Come here.

I don't think so, Bobby.

You know, you don't

have to come with me.

My dad hasn't been home

in three days.

Nobody will notice.


Rining bikes

ann I'm seeking thrills

Popping Mike ann Ikes

like prescription pills

There's my girl.

Good morning, Mom.

My angel in the morning.

I have a test today,

English Lit.

Well, you're gonna do great.

You're the smartest person

I know.

I'm so proud of you.

You turned out so great

in spite of everything.

You make everything okay.

I got to go, Mom.

I got to go.

"Got to go. I got to go.

School's calling."

You're gonna do great.

I love you.

All right, on our way.

That's all you brought?


What do you think

San Francisco's gonna be like?


Yeah, me too.


So I found an ad on craigslist

for a guy who had

a room available.

Right? Yeah?

Yeah, so I emailed him,

and he said that we could

come by tomorrow morning.

How much is he asking for?

Well, he didn't say,

but he said that

it was super cheap.

Right on, yeah.

Yeah, so, I mean,

I guess we could go

check it out.

Yeah, yeah, we could, yeah.


Yeah, I'm fine.

This is okay.


Thanks for coming with me.

What else was I gonna do?

What time is it?

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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