Call Me: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss
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|Call Me: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss|
|Written by||Norman Snider|
|Directed by||Charles McDougall|
|Theme music composer||Ryan Shore|
|Country of origin||Canada|
|Running time||84 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Nomadic Pictures|
|Original network||USA Network|
Heidi Fleiss (Jamie-Lynn Sigler), the daughter of a prominent Los Angeles doctor, becomes a prostitute for well-known Los Angeles madam Alex (Brenda Fricker). She soon takes over her boss' operation and begins raking in $300,000 a month by hiring only the most beautiful and high-class prostitutes and catering to wealthy Hollywood types, Europeans, Arab sheiks, and American corporate executives. Her operation is broken up by Los Angeles police in 1993 and she is eventually sent to prison for income tax evasion.
- Jamie-Lynn Sigler as Heidi Fleiss
- Brenda Fricker as Madame Alex
- Saul Rubinek as Paul Fleiss
- Emmanuelle Vaugier as Lauren
- Natassia Malthe as Charisse
- Ian Tracey as Sergeant Willeford
- Blu Mankuma as Police chief
- Robert Davi as Ivan Nagy
- Corbin Bernsen as Steve
- Hrant Alianak as Prince Hassan
- Crystal Balint as Tracey
- Susannah Hoffmann as Elissa Fleiss
- Missy Peregrym as Tina
- Joe Norman Shaw as Heidi's Lawyer
- Stefanie von Pfetten as Michelle
The original title for the movie was "Going Down: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss". Filmed on location in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, many scenes were filmed at Calgary's "Bow River Correctional Centre", a minimum security institution which had been closed and empty for some time before filming and has since been renovated and re-opened as the "Southern Alberta Forensic Psychiatric Centre".
The film was released on Region 1 DVD on May 17, 2005 by 20th Century Fox. It is formatted for closed-caption and subtitled widescreen.
The music was composed by Ryan Shore.
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