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Memoirs of a French Whore (1979)

La dérobade (original title)
X | | Drama | May 1982 (USA)
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 ... See full summary »

Director:

Daniel Duval

Writers:

Jeanne Cordelier (adaptation), Jeanne Cordelier (memoirs "La dérobade") | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Miou-Miou ... Marie
Maria Schneider ... Maloup
Niels Arestrup ... André
Jean Benguigui Jean Benguigui ... Jean-Jean
Martine Ferrière ... Madame Pedro
Daniel Duval ... Gérard aka "Gégé"
Brigitte Ariel Brigitte Ariel ... Odette
Marie Pillet Marie Pillet ... Lulu
Régis Porte Régis Porte ... François
Michel Berto Michel Berto
Yvon Brexel Yvon Brexel
Bernard Cazassus Bernard Cazassus
Henry Djanik Henry Djanik
Jacques Doniol-Valcroze Jacques Doniol-Valcroze
Albert Dray Albert Dray
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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 prostitution. Marie later decides she must leave her pimp to regain control of her body, mind, and soul. Written by lament

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

May 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Memoirs of a French Whore See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

ATC 3000, S.N. Prodis See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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there is no such a thing as half whore, right?
9 November 2010 | by didiermustntdieSee all my reviews

there are two kinds of whore, nature whore and forced whore, the former kind prevails,there is no cut rated whores I think. forced one is not whore morally

the message of the film is kind like being a whore isn't bad,what's bad is being a tool of males...

so guess I cannot agree with the director, the duvall guy might have huge experience in whores, but he couldn't give more useful info than a ten years old.

not the worst film about sex, routine for my huge film collection and daily viewing.


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