Boogie Nights might be considered a classic now, but when the script first hit Hollywood, no one knew what to make of it. So how did Boogie Nights go from a risky script to one of the great films of its time? Here are ten facts that might help explain how it all went down. Can you dig it? Now I love that movie.
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It is set in Los Angeles 's San Fernando Valley and focuses on a young nightclub dishwasher who becomes a popular star of pornographic films , chronicling his rise in the Golden Age of Porn of the s through to his fall during the excesses of the s. Reilly , William H. The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 11, and was theatrically released on October 10, , garnering critical praise. The film's soundtrack has also received acclaim. In , Eddie Adams is a high-school dropout living with his stepfather and emotionally abusive mother in Torrance, California.
It made her a movie star. Paul Thomas Anderson taught her directing strategies, by example, that would come in handy two decades later. And she learned to roller skate — boy, did she ever get good at roller skating. When has anyone ever written a part like that? I just knew when I read it that this was super special.