Pretty Baby (1978)

Bidding on Violet

Nell (Frances Faye) takes bids for Violet’s (Brooke Shields) first night as a prostitute.

Directed by Louis Malle.

Released in 1978 by Paramount.

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  • character-type: Virgin
  • character-type: Prostitute
  • action: Cheer
  • editors-choice: Before They Were Famous
  • primary-genre: Drama
  • secondary-genre: Drama
  • secondary-genre: 20th Century Period Pieces
  • mood: Disturbing
  • mood: Controversial
  • prop: Money
  • setting: Living Room
  • theme: Sex / Sensuality
  • theme: Competition
  • theme: Attraction
  • theme: Lust
  • actor: Susan Sarandon
  • actor: Don Lutenbacher
  • actor: Seret Scott
  • actor: Diana Scarwid
  • actor: Frances Faye
  • actor: Antonio Fargas
  • actor: Brooke Shields
  • actor: Keith Carradine
  • director: Louis Malle
  • producer: Louis Malle
  • producer: Polly Platt
  • cinematographer: Sven Nykvist
  • composer: Gerald Wexler
  • role-name: Bellocq
  • role-name: Flora
  • role-name: Nell
  • role-name: Violet's First Customer
  • role-name: Violet
  • role-name: Frieda
  • role-name: Hattie
  • role-name: Professor
  • screenwriter: Louis Malle
  • screenwriter: Polly Platt
  • year: 1978
  • studio: Paramount