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Pretty Baby

$19.95

Number of Discs

1

Rating

M

Release Date

July 22 2020

Runtime (in minutes)

109

Product Code VVE2134

The Louis Malle’s 1978 classic starring Brooke Shields, Keith Carradine and Susan Sarandon

Internationally acclaimed director Louis Malle has taken a taboo subject-child prostitution- and created in Pretty Baby a film of humanity and beauty. E.J. Bellocq (Keith Carradine) is a photographer in 1917 obsessed with the prostitutes in New Orleans’ red-light district. Violet (12-year-old Brooke Shields), a young girl, bewitches Bellocq with her curiosity and naïve coquettishness. Malle’s level-headed treatment of this controversial theme and exceptional performances by the entire cast (especially Susan Sarandon as Violet’s prostitute mother) make Pretty Baby a must-see for all serious film fans.

Fully uncut edition released for the first time in Australian on DVD