- Original title
- Running time
- 102 min.
- United States
Drama | Film In Film. Crime. Biography. Based On A True Story
- Synopsis / Plot
- Based on the true story of Dorothy Stratten.
Paul Snider is a narcissistic, small time hustler who fancies himself a ladies man. His life changes when he meets Dorothy Stratten, a pretty but naive high school senior. Paul believes Dorothy is Playboy material, the magazine he sees as a springboard to bigger and better things. Paul's dream does become a reality: not only does Dorothy eventually marry him, she becomes the Playboy Playmate of 1979 and starts an acting career. As Dorothy's star rises, Paul is unable to eke out a life of his own without using Dorothy's name...
: Berlin Fillm Festival: Official Selection
: Nominated for Golden Globe: Best actor in drama (Eric Roberts)
: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Actor (Eric Roberts)
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