• 2013
  • US
  • 1h 33min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Rob Epstein/Jeffrey Friedman
  • Cast: Amanda Seyfried, Peter Sarsgaard, Juno Temple
  • UK release: 23 August 2013

Seyfried attempts to shake off her twee romcom persona with this biopic about the eponymous porn star and the sordid story behind Deep Throat, the notorious film shot for peanuts but which earned a staggering sum of money.

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