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Katie Tippel

16 Jan 200724 Jan 2007

A rags-to-riches drama, Verhoeven-style: Inspired by a true story, the film follows Katie Tippel (Monique Van de Ven), a young woman born into poverty and forced to turn to prostitution in order to provide for her family. However, her great beauty and the education she gains on the side give her access to higher society, an escape route from her background that she ruthlessly pursues.

Dir Paul Verhoeven, Netherlands 1975, 100 minutes, subtitles, Cert 18

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