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Pretty Baby (1978)

R 04/05/1978 (US) Drama 1h 50m

In 1917, in the red-light district of New Orleans, they called her "Pretty Baby"

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Hattie, a New Orleans hooker, meets a photographer named Bellocq at her brothel one night and, after he photographs her, he befriends her 12-year-old daughter, Violet. When Violet is brought on as a working girl by her mother's madam and Hattie skips town to get married, Violet quickly loses her innocence and focuses on reuniting with Bellocq. But a life with Bellocq is compromised for Violet after her mother returns to town.

  1. Louis Malle

    Director, Story

  2. Polly Platt

    Screenplay, Story

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