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French Quarter (1978)

 -  Drama  -  1 March 1979 (Norway)
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Chronicles the life of a young New Orleans prostitute and her co-workers.

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Countess Willie Piazza / Ida
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Kid Ross / Inspector Sordik
Alisha Fontaine ...
Gertrude 'Trudy' Dix / Christine Delaplane
Ann Michelle ...
Coke-Eyed Laura / Policewoman in French Hotel
Lindsay Bloom ...
Big Butt Annie / Policewoman in Bar
Vernel Bagneris ...
Jelly Roll / Policeman
Stocker Fontelieu ...
Dr. Miles / Old Man
Becky Allen ...
Bricktop
Anna Filamento ...
Mme. Papaloos / Mme. Beaudine
William Sims ...
Aaron Harris / Pimp
Laura Misch Owens ...
Ice Box Josie / Girl on Bus
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Satchelmouth / Shoeshine Boy
Susan Clark ...
Bag Stealer / Sue
Dino Head ...
Lady Lil / Stripper in Red
Don Hood ...
Detective / Policeman
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Chronicles the life of a young New Orleans prostitute and her co-workers.

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She came to New Orleans to find her Future-- And discovered her Past!

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A happy rediscovery!
5 February 2005 | by (Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada) – See all my reviews

I recently had the opportunity to acquire an old tape copy of this film. I did not remember much about it as almost 20 years must have passed since I saw it; but, although I clearly recollected it as a low budget production, I also remembered it as one of the better films based on the concept of reincarnation, which provided a heady mix of the atmosphere of old New Orleans, Voodoism and Creole culture, together with quite a spicy and interesting story line. In addition I particularly remembered the sound track - something I seldom do as I am a predominantly visual person - which featured some excellent jazz music in keeping with the locale. I was therefore happy to accept this chance, and was not disappointed when I watched the film again after all these years. Certainly I became aware of many faults which I may not have even noticed when I first saw it, but on balance I felt it made much more rewarding viewing than many of the comparable dramas released today. I did not expect too much as I believe this was originally regarded as a B movie, predominantly intended for midnight showings in regular cinemas or perhaps for showing at drive-in theatres. However, for the ultimate test of how I rated this film, I can report that I certainly intend to convert my tape to a VCD disk where some of the inevitable video noise on my very old and rather battered tape can be filtered out. I can also say that, should this film be chosen for digital remastering and release as a DVD, I will certainly be in the market to purchase a copy. When a chance arises I would recommend any lovers of period pieces to watch this film.


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