About the film
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Release Date: April 05, 1978
|Slogan||:||«In 1917, in the red-light district of New Orleans, they called her "Pretty Baby"»|
|Producers||:||Juliet Taylor, Gary Chason, Louis Malle, Polly Platt, Lindsley Parsons Jr., Tony Wade, Al Rose|
|Writers||:||Louis Malle, Polly Platt, Polly Platt|
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.