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Title:
Showgirls
Author:
Verhoeven, Paul, 1938-
Edition:
Widescreen ed.
Publication Information:
Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2013]

©2013
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (131 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
A young stripper, with the help of a more experienced dancer, starts to make it big, only to realize that there is only room for one of them to be the star of the stage.
General Note:
Title from container.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1995.

Features: The greatest movie ever made: audio commentary by David Schmader with video commentary on the strip club dance scene by the girls of Scores, lap dance tutorial featuring the world-famous girls of Scores, a Showgirls diary: storyboard-to-screen featurette, trivia track-includes revealing information about the film.
Language:
English

French

Spanish
Reading Level:
CHV rating: R Rating: 16 ans+.
UPC:
027616081407

027616081414
Format :
DVD

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"I'm gonna dance," Nomi Malone (Elizabeth Berkley) insists in the opening scene of Showgirls, and dance she does. In this quasi-update of All About Eve, Nomi is a drifter whose sole ambition is to headline the "Goddess" topless dance show at the Stardust in Las Vegas. Of course, even Nomi must pay her dues, and she does so at the Cheetah, grinding poles and lap dancing her way to a future. Fortunately, her roommate, Molly, works at the Stardust and invites Nomi to see the show, where she meets Crystal Conners (Gina Gershon, in the Bette Davis role), with whom she immediately forms a love/hate relationship. Nomi soon learns what she must do to get ahead, and the rest of the film documents her cat-like crawl up the showgirl ladder of success. Directed by Paul Verhoeven, (Robocop, Basic Instinct, The Fourth Man), Showgirls was conceived as the first big-budget "adult" film since 1977's Caligula, and the first such production to wear the NC-17 rating; its failure at the box-office discouraged further attempts at large-scale adult productions. ~ Dylan Wilcox, Rovi