JESSICA (working title)
by Ninja Thyberg
SWEDEN, BENELUX | 2020 | DRAMA | ENGLISH, SWEDISH
A 20-year-old ambitious girl moves from her small town in Sweden to Los Angeles for a shot at a career in the adult industry.
With the help of her three porn actresses roommates, she discovers a world dominated by males in which she has to push her personal and sexual limits to become the nextbig porn star. She both gets hurt and conquers self-esteem as she advances towards her goal but soon she has to choose between keeping on playing by the rules of the industry or choosing solidarity with her female colleagues. “Jessica” is an intimate, authentic and humorous journey into the everyday grind of the porn Industry and among the people behind the stereotypes.
Plattform Produktion (The Square, Force Majeure), Lemming Film, Film i Väst. Supported by The Swedish Film Institute
Ninja Thyberg, Peter Modestij