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Memoirs of a French Whore (1979)

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120 min | Drama

Marie (Miou-Miou) is a young girl from a working-class family who falls for Gerard (Daniel Duval) before she discovers he is a vicious, sadistic pimp. She is degraded, abused, and beaten regularly by Gerard as she is forced into a life of ...See moreMarie (Miou-Miou) is a young girl from a working-class family who falls for Gerard (Daniel Duval) before she discovers he is a vicious, sadistic pimp. She is degraded, abused, and beaten regularly by Gerard as she is forced into a life of prostitution. Marie later decides she must leave her pimp to regain control of her body, mind, and soul. Written by lament See less
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Jeanne Cordelier (adaptation) (memoirs "La dérobade") | Daniel Duval (adaptation) | Christopher Frank (adaptation)
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Updated Oct 17, 1979

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May 1982 (United States)

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Jean Benguigui
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6.2 / 10 | 342 votes