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

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

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Jeanette Maier
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Tommie
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Monica
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Dr. Lippton
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Bobby
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Justice Department Official
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School Counselor
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A john
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Deputy Steve (as Russ Comegys)
Robb Conner ...
Asst. D.A. Hummel
Stephanie Deaver ...
Elle
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Dr. Beaudel
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Agent George Bossier
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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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31 October 2004 (USA)  »

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I madame tis Canal Street  »

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Louisiana Way
Written by Richard Warren Rappaport
Performed by Richard Warren Rappaport
Courtesy of A Top New York Label, A Division of Rappaport Arts & Entertainment, Inc.
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Excellent show
6 September 2005 | by 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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