The acclaimed adult film “Gone,” produced by Sssh.com, featuring hardcore sex blended with dramatic narrative, has been named semi-finalist at the Swedish International Film Festival. The honor is the latest for the film which has been well-received at film festivals and with media.
“Gone,” which has been accepted by the Los Angeles CineFest, Wendy’s Shorts, the iHolly Next Generation Indie Film Festival and others, is the erotic romance written and directed by Angie Rowntree, owner and founder of Sssh.com. It tells a tale of love and loss between Rebecca and Todd Adams, played by real-life couple Madeline Blue and Gee Richards.
“Gone’s reception among audiences, critics and festivals is among the most rewarding things I’ve experienced as a director,” said Rowntree. “It’s even more gratifying when the acceptance and praise comes from outside the adult industry, because it’s something which is very, very rare to experience as a director of adult films.”
With her deft hand and unique vision, Rowntree gives the film a different feel with characterizations and emotional impact not often found in porn as the erotic sex scenes become a part of the narrative as much as Rebecca’s complex emotions.
The film’s fusion of adult filmmaking with mainstream cinema sensibilities has struck a chord with critics who have lauded the production and its performances. Rich Moreland, author of “Pornography Feminism: As Powerful as She Wants to Be”, wrote “Gone” is “perhaps the most significant porn film this reviewer has ever seen.”
“I think it’s important for the future of the adult entertainment industry that we continue to find mainstream acceptance for our work,” Rowntree said. “No matter how popular it becomes, there’s always this stigma attached to pornography, a sense a lot people have that porn can’t also be art, or ‘legitimate’ film.”
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For the last 17 years, Sssh.com has been the web’s premier destination for porn made from a woman’s point of view. Drawing on survey responses and other member feedback, Sssh creates erotic movies based on its members fantasies and desires. Its movies communicate true passion and mutual pleasure, always striving to be equal parts intelligent, sexy and entertaining. A feature rich site, Sssh.com also offers a large selection of erotic fiction, audio content, an extensive virtual world, educational articles, and contributes to a variety of charitable causes, which benefit communities all around the world. In addition to its primary website, Sssh also produces Mindbrowse, an interactive online live show, and the Twitter-based chat program #SexTalkTuesday, which has had such guest moderators as Margaret Cho. Adhering to the highest ethical standards, Sssh takes pride in treating all its employees, performers, customers and business associates with fairness, compassion and respect. For more information, visit www.Sssh.com.