Rocco Siffredi is to pornography as Mike Tyson is to boxing or Mick Jagger to rock ‘n’ roll: a living legend. His mother wanted him to be a priest; with her blessing, he became a hardcore performer, devoting his life to one God only: Desire.
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A masterful approach to a fascinating character. Beautifully and cleverly shot, well scored, and perfectly edited. Great documentary that gives us an insight into the life of the greatest male porn star in the world.
Strangely opaque despite the bodies laid bare. It's most compelling when honest, such as Kelly Stafford's confident take on her sexuality, while other moments come across as false... Yet that willful self-delusion is itself a part of Rocco Siffredi, which may actually be the point. When he asks his sons what they think of his career, the respectful response from one boy is as cringey as the silence of the other.
Very interesting documentary. Beautifully shot and compelling although it is a bit forced to the point that it feels staged sometimes. Also, I can't be the only person that found this more compelling towards making a case about exploitation than other documentaries that were actually trying to make that point (i.e. 'Hot Girls Wanted'; 'After Porn Ends').
Surprisingly good documentary about the last two months of porn legend Rocco Silfredi. It is brutally honest about both the man and why he both choose to become a sex actor and why he needs to end his reign. This documentary shoots erotic scenes and the actors better than films they probably were in as the emotional facial expressions during sex is fantastic. Not a film for those revolted by graphic sex.