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19 Ratings

Personal Services

Directed by Terry Jones
United Kingdom, 1987


Fed up with working hard just to scrape by, Christine Painter comes up with a bold plan to become the madam of a brothel and earn her financial freedom: she opens a house of spanking to fabulous reviews.

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Personal Services Directed by Terry Jones

Awards & Festivals

BAFTA Awards

1988 | 2 nominations including: Best Actress

What are people saying?

  • Richmond Hill's rating of the film Personal Services

    Poverty row on most counts, with a rather cheap looking approach which doesn't quite turn budgetary limitations to its advantage. Jones' films often have a ramshackle quality as if directing from the Yellow Pages with a camera screwed to the floor and stuck in uninspiring close, medium and long shots. Despite all this it has some cheeky vim and vigour especially in the playing despite seeping sentimentality.

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