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The Awakening of Gabriella (1999)

R | | Drama | 11 March 2002 (UK)
After leaving her small-town lover, an innocent beauty named Gabriella hits Hollywood with plans to enter a daring and exciting new chapter in her life. And it turns out that stripping at a... See full summary »

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Carlton McRae

Writer:

John Quinn
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Susan Featherly Susan Featherly ... Gabriella
Mark Ritter Mark Ritter ... Stephen
Jeannie Millar ... Sasha
Taimie Hannum Taimie Hannum ... Rachel
Nikita Nikita ... Nicole (as Anna Kaminskaia)
Paul Dion Monte ... Carl
Ron Galbraith Ron Galbraith ... Kevin
Crystal Craft Crystal Craft ... Angie
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After leaving her small-town lover, an innocent beauty named Gabriella hits Hollywood with plans to enter a daring and exciting new chapter in her life. And it turns out that stripping at a gentlemen's club is a good start. During her first week strutting her stuff on the runway, a wealthy couple pays her to join them at their estate for a scintillating session of voyeuristic sex that leaves Gabriella both confused and aroused. But Gabriella's real education begins when the man of the house, Stephen, makes her his pet project. When he and his exotic servant Nicole induct Gabriella into their steamy world of carnal indulgence, Gabriella's world changes forever Written by lament

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Rated R for strong sexual content | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 March 2002 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Gabriella ébredése See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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1.33 : 1
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Surprisingly Engaging ( and erotic )
12 November 2000 | by lionlearnSee all my reviews

Far too often, movies like this are poorly acted, mean-spirited and just dull. I was surprised how much I was both turned- on and actually INTERESTED. These actors seemed to actually enjoy making this flick. ( Even the women ) There's a whimsical, lightness of spirit in "Awakening" that is SO rare and refreshing. I actually LIKED these people. Personally, I found the movie quite erotic. This is subjective of course. Obviously the plot is pure "Red Shoe" and ridiculous, but isn't the point?


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