Meet Monica Velour


1h 37m 2010

Brief Synopsis

Awkward teenager Tobe sets off on a road trip to meet Monica Velour, his favorite '80s porn star, at a rare live appearance hundreds of miles away. Instead of the glamorous sexpot portrayed on film, he finds a 49-year-old single mom living in a trailer in rural Indiana, performing at seedy strip clu

Film Details

Also Known As
Miss January
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2010
Production Company
BerkleeNYC; Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment, Inc.; Deluxe Entertainment Services Group; Deluxe New York; Dewitt Stern Group; Fotokem Film & Video; Gilbert Films; Goldcrest; Goldcrest Post Production; Hollywood Script Research; Mato; Pic; Pic Agency; Post Factoryny; Real Style Casting; Schreck Rose Dapello Adams Berlin & Dunham LLP; Silver Screen Catering; Sonic Magic; Technicolor PostWorks New York; The Post Factory
Distribution Company
Anchor Bay Films; Anchor Bay Entertainment; Anchor Bay Films; Svbiz, Inc.; Svbiz, Inc.
Location
Detroit, Michigan, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Synopsis

Awkward teenager Tobe sets off on a road trip to meet Monica Velour, his favorite '80s porn star, at a rare live appearance hundreds of miles away. Instead of the glamorous sexpot portrayed on film, he finds a 49-year-old single mom living in a trailer in rural Indiana, performing at seedy strip clubs to make ends meet. A starry-eyed Tobe, still captivated by his crush, befriends Monica, further complicating her difficult life.

Crew

Farah Akkam

Production Assistant

Vincent Alfieri

Song

Muktsar Ali

On-Set Dresser

Nichole Angone

Hair Stylist

Louis Armstrong

Song Performer

David Artushin

Assistant Location Manager

Justin Ayers

Props

Robert Ayers

Construction Coordinator

Kerry Barden

Casting

Robert Barnes

Driver

Keith Bearden

Screenplay

Chris Beardsley

Film Lab

Ernest Belding

Location Manager

Rebecca Bentjen

Costume Designer

Doug Bernheim

Consultant

Graham Bertie

Song

Hugh Birdsall

Song

Floyd Black

Lighting Technician

Shayne Blakey

Payroll Accountant

Michael Blanchard

Driver

Rory Blanchard

On-Set Dresser

Shauna Bogetz

Coproducer

Joey Borges

Video

Jeff Bowers

On-Set Dresser

Melissa Bradac

Set Production Assistant

David Briggs

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Christopher N Brow

Dolly Grip

Jason Cooper Brown

Assistant Director

Peabo Bryson

Song Performer

Matthew Bulleri

Grip

Rich Bullock

Boom Operator

Donald Burghardt

Assistant Camera

Collin Butrum

Transportation Coordinator

Adam Camacho

Key Grip

Karen Chamberlain

Dialogue Coach

Rachel Chancey

Foley Recordist

Amy Cheyfitz

Set Costumer

Eugene Cicero

Song

Tim Clarke

Assistant Camera

Danny Ray Cook

Stunt Player

Julie Daman

Production Accountant

Julian Michael Davis

Song

John Demonaco

Sound Department

Peter Detmold

Song

John J Dowdell

Colorist

Michael Druez

Best Boy Grip

Cedric Dumont

Song

Rusty Dunn

Sound Effects Editor

Aaron Dytyniak

Painter

Sharon Eagan

Visual Effects Supervisor

Kate Eales

Editor

Phaedra Eason

Grip

Eric Edlund

Driver

Cliff Edwards

Song Performer

Kevin Edwards

Hair Stylist

John Ellingwood

Assistant Camera

Alexis Fields

Assistant Location Manager

Roberta Flack

Song Performer

Alex Fleming

Loader

Alison Ford

Art Director

Elisa A Forni

Script Supervisor

Alan Freedman

Adr Mixer

Mark Frishcosy

Driver

Hala Gabriel

Production Controller

Brett Gates

Assistant Camera

Lewis E. Gensler

Song

Paulette Georges

Art Department Coordinator

Naomi Geraghty

Editor

Gary Gilbert

Producer

Gerry Goffin

Song

Lewis Goldstein

Sound Supervisor

Ken Gorrell

Special Effects Coordinator

Skylar Gorrell

Special Effects Technician

Rebecca Gregg

Costume Designer

Kenta Hadley

Graphic Artist

Oscar Hammerstein Ii

Song

Christina Harning

Studio Teacher

Michael Harrop

Post-Production Supervisor

Mike Harrop

Post-Production Supervisor

Todd Havern

Assistant Director

Eric A. Haynes

Unit Production Manager

Peter Heady

Film Lab

Leanne Heid

Stand-In

Jacob Heintz

Song

Jin Heo

Apprentice

Rico Hernandez

Film Lab

Xocoyotzin Herrera

Song Performer

Xocoyotzin Herrera

Song

Blake A Higgs

Song Performer

Steve Hoeger

Assistant Property Master

Hugh Holesome

Stand-In

Andrew Hollander

Music

Andrew Hollander

Music Producer

Aline L Hong

Production Assistant

Jordan Horowitz

Producer

David B Jackson

Driver

Liz Butsicaris Jackson

Craft Service

Christian James

Driver

Scott Jenner

Hair Stylist

Lil Johnson

Song Performer

Mark Johnson

Special Effects Technician

Kimberly Jones

Makeup Artist

Steve Kaika

Song

Michael Kelly

Gaffer

Season Kent

Music Supervisor

Jerome Kern

Song

Christine Knowlton

Production

Kimberly Knudsen

Driver

Todd Lambert

Grip

Jean Lane

Film Lab

Andrew Laudeman

Song

Charles Laughon

Video Assist/Playback

Ben Lay

Video

Aaron Lebovic

Production Secretary

Doug Lederman

Painter

Benjamin Lee

Song

Christopher Lee

Song

Christopher Lee

Song

Nicholas Lee

Assistant Director

Raymond Lee

Digital Effects Artist

Nathan Lindsey

Apprentice

Peter Malota

Stunt Coordinator

Lawrence Manchester

Music Scoring Mixer

Michael Masser

Song

Paula Renee Matney

Painter

Eduardo Mayen

Assistant Camera

Michael Mcmahen

Driver

Meshelle Melone

Hair Stylist

Chris Milani

Best Boy Electric

Dani Miller

Costume Supervisor

David Robert Mintz

Set Production Assistant

Cate Montana

Adr/Dialogue Editor

David Moore

Lighting Technician

Valerie I Morasso

Office Production Assistant

Frank Morreale

Transportation Captain

Walter Murphy

Song

Gregory Scott Newman

Production Coordinator

Scott James Nifong

Property Master

Vasco Lucas Nunes

Camera Operator

Erin O'brien

Medic

Mary M O'brien

Charge Scenic Painter

James O'hara

Electric

Karen Ann Otzen

Stunt Player

Kyra Panchenko

Hair & Makeup

Matthew Parker

Set Production Assistant

Brittany Pask

Production Assistant

Patrick J Pask

Steadicam Operator

John Patton

Song

Todd Piepenbrok

Lighting Technician

Ma Rainey

Song

Jay Reece

Driver

Leo Robin

Song

Jason Roby

Set Production Assistant

Kay Rogers

Song

Tom Ryan

Apprentice

Eleanor Sabaduquia

Makeup

Omolola Isis Salami

Song

Cheli Clayton Samaras

Assistant Camera

Aaron Sandlofer

Song

Paul Schnee

Casting

Paul Schwanke

Transportation Captain

Bill Searles

Driver

Robert Sharman

Sound Mixer

Timothy Shay

Production Assistant

Linda Sherman

Travel Coordinator

Carl Shuffett

On-Set Dresser

Kim Simms

Still Photographer

Jeff Slutz

Score Recording

Arturo S. Sosa

Assistant Editor

Alex Soto

Assistant Sound Editor

Christian Sparks

Apprentice

Dylan Spegg

Song

Tim Spitzer

Film Lab

Ken Stevens

Driver

Annemarie Stoll

Painter

Jeff Sudz

Driver

Patty Sudz

Driver

Don Sustrich

Lighting Technician

Robert Sutton

Crane Grip

Masanobu Takayanagi

Director Of Photography

Masanobu Takayanagi

Other

Cynthia Tan

Stunt Player

Richmond Tetzlaff

Video Assist/Playback

Ali Theodore

Song

Lou A Trabbie

Production Designer

Tom Trombley

Song

Robert J Tyrrell

Pyrotechnics

Nancy Valle

Executive In Charge

Alex Wald

Graphic Artist

James Wiggins

Song

Michael Williams

Line Producer

Spencer Williams Jr.

Song

Edith Wilson

Song Performer

Edith Wilson

Song

Richard D Wright

Set Decorator

Film Details

Also Known As
Miss January
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2010
Production Company
BerkleeNYC; Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment, Inc.; Deluxe Entertainment Services Group; Deluxe New York; Dewitt Stern Group; Fotokem Film & Video; Gilbert Films; Goldcrest; Goldcrest Post Production; Hollywood Script Research; Mato; Pic; Pic Agency; Post Factoryny; Real Style Casting; Schreck Rose Dapello Adams Berlin & Dunham LLP; Silver Screen Catering; Sonic Magic; Technicolor PostWorks New York; The Post Factory
Distribution Company
Anchor Bay Films; Anchor Bay Entertainment; Anchor Bay Films; Svbiz, Inc.; Svbiz, Inc.
Location
Detroit, Michigan, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States Spring April 8, 2011

Released in United States on Video August 16, 2011

Released in United States 2010

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (New American Cinema) May 20-June 13, 2010.

Limited Release in United States Spring April 8, 2011

Released in United States on Video August 16, 2011

Released in United States 2010 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (New American Cinema) May 20-June 13, 2010.)

Shown at Tribeca Film Festival (Encounters) April 21-May 2, 2010.

Released in United States 2010 (Shown at Tribeca Film Festival (Encounters) April 21-May 2, 2010.)