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Grasshopper is an episodic coming-of-age story about a beautiful, innocent teenager (Jacqueline Bissett), who plans to travel from her native British Columbia to join her boyfriend in Los Angeles, but gets sidetracked by a nightclub comedian, who persuades her to move to Las Vegas. By the end of the film, her innocence has been shattered and she winds up as a bitter, burned-out call girl in Vegas. Later it was released on home video under the titles The Passing of Evil and Passions.

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Bisset is on camera for almost the entire film, kept carefully within her dramatic depth by Director Jerry Paris, with unexpected outbreaks of a kooky humor."
‑ Variety Staff, Variety
"A well-done film, with a fine performance by Bisset."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"A film of ordinary ambitions and of limited but sometimes stunning success."
‑ Roger Greenspun, New York Times
"A better than expected dark showgirl life lesson story, that still underwhelms even if it never turns as vulgar as it suggests it would."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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