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Maison close (2010)
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Maison close (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Paris, 1871. This is a story of the women trapped in a luxury brothel, 'Paradise'. The very young Rose came to Paris in search of her mother, former prostitute. She is trapped and forced to enroll in Paradise. Vera is 35 years. She knows that the end of her career as a prostitute is near. She is betting everything on the Baron Du Plessis, her main client, and the only one able to redeem her debt. Hortense is the owner of Paradise. She must take care of her girls and resist pressure from a suburban thug who is charging her money.
Style: realistic, tense, erotic, psychological, captivating, sexual, sexy, serious, stylized
Plot: brothel, sexual relations, prostitute, strong female presence, workplace, strong sexual content, lifestyle, power relations, society, workplace situations, nudity (full frontal - brief), french
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, france

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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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Satisfaction (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Set in and around 232, an up-market city brothel, Satisfaction reveals the world of five high class escorts and their manager as they juggle the pressures of their private lives with their secret profession.
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The Mill (2013)
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Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: sexy, serious, erotic, realistic, captivating
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Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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