Special Treatment

In 1986, independent feminist filmmaker Lizzie Borden released her film Working Girls, which focused on one hectic day in the life of a prostitute working at an upscale brothel in Manhattan. One of the things that made the film so striking was that rather than viewing sex workers either as fallen innocents to be pitied or as brazen temptresses, Borden portrayed...read more

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01:44 — Drawing some intriguing parallels between the work of the prostitute and that of the psychiatrist, Jeanne Labrune's drama stars Isabelle Huppert and B (more…)
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01:44 — A high class prostitute (Isabelle Huppert) and an eminent psychoanalyst discover that they share many things in common. They are both unhappy with the (more…)

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  • Released: 2009
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: In 1986, independent feminist filmmaker Lizzie Borden released her film Working Girls, which focused on one hectic day in the life of a prostitute working at an upscale brothel in Manhattan. One of the things that made the film so striking was that rather… (more)

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