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I Was a Jewish Sex Worker

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 12 min.
  • Genres: Culture & Society, Gay & Lesbian Films


This is an autobiographical documentary by director Philip S. Roth, who is no kin whatever to the well-known author Philip Roth (Philip S. Roth, Philip S. Roth). This lack of actual kinship does not prevent the filmmaker from enjoying the confusion of identities. Roth chronicles both his coming out as a gay man to his parents and his only actual affair to date, which was with the German lesbian filmmaker Rosa von Praunheim. Using footage...more