Subject: I have found a DVD that I think you would enjoy
|Novel Romance |
Actors: Traci Lords, Paul Johansson, Sherilyn Fenn, Mariette Hartley, Jacqueline Piņol
Director: Emily Skopov
A powerful editor decides to become a single mother & chooses a talented but destitute novelist. She offers to pulish his work in exchange for his sperm & a guarentee that he will stay out of her life. As his career flouri... more »
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