Pretty Baby

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Pretty Baby

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Pretty Baby

Release Date: April 05, 1978

Year    :   1978
Slogan    :   «In 1917, in the red-light district of New Orleans, they called her "Pretty Baby"»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Paramount
Director    :   Louis Malle
Producers    :   Juliet Taylor, Gary Chason, Louis Malle, Polly Platt, Lindsley Parsons Jr., Al Rose, Tony Wade
Writers    :   Louis Malle, Polly Platt, Polly Platt
RunTime    :   110 mins.
Revenue    :   5786368

Hattie, a New Orleans prostitute, 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.

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