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Whore

4 Ratings: 1.8
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Based upon a Stage play.      Released under an edited version as "If You're Afraid to Say it...See it."      Followed by an unrelated sequel Whore 2.      R-rated version runs 80 minutes.

Director: Ken Russell
Genre: Drama
Release Date: October 4, 1991
MPAA Rating: NC-17
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Ken Russell's version of Pretty Woman.

  • May 20, 2009
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Whore is Ken Russell's take upon the life of a prostitute. You can call this the real "Pretty Woman". I enjoyed this movie very much because of the gritty realism Mr. Russell uses in this one. Theresa Russell is excellent as the "whore" who gives us an insider's view of the world of low-class prostitution. It's no the glamorous life as most of the women who fall prey to "the oldest profession". Women so desperate to make a living turn to an easy way of making quick cash. Many of them are strung out on drugs, milked for every cent by their pimps or wind up in jail. Too bad this movie is all but forgotten. Whilst movies like "Pretty Woman" show us the bright side of prostitution, "Whore" shows us it's true dark self.

I found this movie to be very interesting. It took a lot of courage for Mr. Russell to make such an non-commercial film.  Followed by an unrelated sequel.

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May 20, 2009
I had always wanted to see this one back in the '90's as I love Ken Russell's work but never got around to it. I hope this on is on DVD though I have a sneaking suspicion it isn't.
May 20, 2009
No it's not. I've been waiting for an official release of it on DVD.
 
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