Pretty Baby

19/02/2007
  |  Book Tickets: 27/01/2012
  |  Buy to Own: 19/02/2007
  |  Watch Now: 08/10/2010
  |  106 min
Rated 18 by the BBFC

Synopsis

French director Louis Malle tackled a social taboo and made 12-year-old Brooke Shields a star with this controversial exploration of child prostitution in turn-of-the-century New Orleans. Violet (Shields) is the daughter of a prostitute (Susan Sarandon) who works at one of the brothels in New Orleans' legendary red light district, Storyville. One day, photographer Ernest Bellocq (Keith Carradine) arrives at the brothel to take photos of the prostitutes and becomes fascinated with Violet, who is fast approaching her 12th birthday, and a subsequent initiation into prostitution...

Contains child prostitution theme
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