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Based on an Untrue Story (1993)

Perfume creator Satin Chow is about to reveal her new designer scent 'Puppy' when she is cruelly struck down by a rare condition called anosmia which robs her of her sense of smell, and ... See full summary »

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Jim Drake

Writer:

George McGrath
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Morgan Fairchild ... Satin Chow
Ricki Lake ... Velour
Victoria Jackson ... Corduroy
Dan Hedaya ... Caprawolski
Harvey Korman ... Dr. Meir
Michael St. Gerard ... Crack
Dyan Cannon ... Varda Gray
Jeremy Miller ... Jackie
Gabrielle Boni ... Amelia
Shelley Robertson ... Female Onlooker at Bin
Debbie Pollack ... Duty Nurse (as Deborah Pollack)
Michelle Murlin Michelle Murlin ... Topless Dancer
Marianne Muellerleile ... Prison Matron
Catherine MacNeal Catherine MacNeal ... Kitten
Joleen Lutz ... OR Nurse
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Perfume creator Satin Chow is about to reveal her new designer scent 'Puppy' when she is cruelly struck down by a rare condition called anosmia which robs her of her sense of smell, and could even kill her. With time fast running out, she begins a frantic search for the only people who can provide the tissue-donations she desperately needs: her long-lost sisters Couderoy and Velour. Written by Ross Horsley <explodo@hotmail.com>

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It only smells like the good life.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Basado en una historia irreal See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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From moron to Mensa, the movie has appeal... to some extent
2 August 1999 | by Gerbil-8See all my reviews

I got a screening version of this movie for free, don't ask me how, and I watched it. It was awesome! Just completely stupid from the ethnically mismatched names to the obvious and redundant running gags. The entire film is acted so perfectly as Fairchild brilliantly spoofs her own genre of film: the television movie. It has all the classic elements in all their glory, not needing really to draw off much else for comedy since the entire tv film industry is absurd anyway. It's worth watching for free, I'll let you borrow the tape sometime :) Look out for it in the 99 cent rental section and watch it with a big group of people who like that kind of movie.


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