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Pretty Baby
Directed by:
Louis Malle

Released on April 05 of 1978 in the USA, "Pretty Baby" is a Drama/History film directed by Louis Malle, and written by Polly Platt (screenplay) . Brooke Shields and Keith Carradine are starring, alongside Susan Sarandon, Frances Faye, Antonio Fargas and Matthew Anton.

1917. The red-light district of New Orleans. The story of the women. The photographer. And the prostitute's daughter.

Who directed "Pretty Baby":

Pretty Baby was directed by Louis Malle, a French director, writer, producer, and actor.

Before Pretty Baby, Louis Malle had directed Black Moon, released in 1975, Histoires extraordinaires (1968), Le Voleur (1967), Vie privée (1962), Zazie dans le métro (1960), and Ascenseur pour l'échafaud (1958). Since, he directed Atlantic City, released in 1980, My Dinner with Andre (1981), Crackers (1984), Alamo Bay (1985), Au revoir, les enfants (1987), and Milou en mai (1990).

What was the release date of "Pretty Baby":

Pretty Baby was initally released in the United States on Wednesday, April 05, 1978.. This was forty-one (41) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, May 24, 1978 in France; Thursday, August 31, 1978 in Germany and on Monday, October 02, 1978 in Spain.

What is the cast of "Pretty Baby":

At the casting of Pretty Baby we find Brooke Shields, previously seen in Communion (1976); Keith Carradine (The Duellists (1977), Welcome to L.A. (1976)); Susan Sarandon (The Last of the Cowboys (1977), The Other Side of Midnight (1977)) [ more... ]

  • Diana Scarwid and Brooke Shields also appeared together in Brenda Starr, released in 1989.
  • Miz Mary and Pat Perkins also worked together in French Quarter Undercover, released in 1986.
  • Susan Sarandon and Brooke Shields also appeared together in King of the Gypsies, released in 1978.

What is the Storyline of "Pretty Baby":

The film is set in 1917, during the last months of legal prostitution in Storyville, the red-light district of New Orleans, Louisiana. Hattie, a professional at the elegant home of Madame Nell, and Hattie's 12-year-old daughter Violet are the only ones awake when photographer Ernest J. Bellocq comes by with his camera. He takes photographs of Hattie and fascinates Violet. Over a few months, Nell arranges for the auction of Violet's virginity, Hattie marries and goes to St. Louis, abandoning Violet in the [...]

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