The Madam's Family: The Truth About the Canal Street Brothel (2004)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  31 October 2004 (USA)
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Three generations of New Orleans prostitute fight the FBI and each other. Based on a true story.



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Credited cast:
Jeanette Maier
Dr. Lippton
Justice Department Official
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
School Counselor
A john
Court Clerk
Lisa Calhoun ...
Nosy neighbor
Deputy Steve (as Russ Comegys)
Robb Conner ...
Asst. D.A. Hummel
Stephanie Deaver ...
Dr. Beaudel
Agent George Bossier


Three generations of New Orleans prostitute fight the FBI and each other. Based on a true story.

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Excellent show
6 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is an excellent show with great acting and production values. It is colorful. I thought (perhaps mistakenly) that it was a pilot for some kind of series and I was disappointed that it did not go on.

The show is set in New Orleans. It makes good use of its unique location; you get a totally different feeling from the usual Hollywood movie. Annabella Sciorra looks zaftig, and she wears her new curves well. I appreciated seeing a woman with actual curves and hips on screen portraying a sexy character.

The main plot line concerns generations of New Orleans women running a brothel out of their house. They run up against trouble and have to try to find their way out.

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