A woman struggles, in the aftermath of her mother’s death, to extricate herself from her life as a call-girl. She begins a relationship with a man who agrees to have a child with her and start anew with her…
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Her idea of finding happiness from motherhood, –not from the love of another man–, somehow reminds me of what I want in life. Men come and go, but the love that you give and get from your children will never fade away.
No comments on this? I really liked it and I can see the massive influence it had on later films like The Girlfriend Experience and Shame. Also Katrin Cartlidge was a great actress and died way too young.
I always think where the hell is that director who makes indescribably crazy "Clean, Shaven," so I surprised that he'll direct "The Girlfriend Experience" in TV & his sophomore feature I watch first time is like "The Girlfriend" ! But this is more desolate, sick & heartcringing tale about solitude of call girl named "city." with nothingness in American New Wave's art (especially "Chinatown") and ending is terrifying.