Pretty Baby

  • 1978
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama

Beautifully shot and subtly rendered, but too slowly told for its ambiguities to really be effective. Violet (Brooke Shields) lives with her mother, Hattie (Susan Sarandon), a prostitute in 1917 New Orleans. Her touching innocence seems unaffected even when, at the age of twelve, her virginity is auctioned off for the princely sum of $400. After leaving...read more

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(Movie Clip) Virgin, Born of Fire
The virgin Violet (Brooke Shields) is presented to the patrons (Keith Carradine and Antonio Fargas among them) for bidding at the brothel in Louis Mal (more…)

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  • Released: 1978
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Beautifully shot and subtly rendered, but too slowly told for its ambiguities to really be effective. Violet (Brooke Shields) lives with her mother, Hattie (Susan Sarandon), a prostitute in 1917 New Orleans. Her touching innocence seems unaffected even whe… (more)

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