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It's Hard Out Here For A Nymph
It may not be the best film at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, but Black Snake Moan, director Craig Brewer's follow-up to Hustle & Flow, definitely has the best tagline. Even if it doesn't lead to an Oscar-winning comeback for mark Christina Ricci,* who spends a good chunk of the film chained to a radiator in her underwear, she can always cherish this stylish yet practical knit cap emblazoned with a silhouette of her in bondage.
Rumor has it that Kirsten Dunst briefly considered but then passed on the role that ultimately went to Ricci.