Passport to Shame
1 DVD | Year of release: 1958 | Running Time: 87 mins approx.
Black and White | With optional subtitles
Director: Alvin Rakoff. Stars: Odile Versois, Herbert Lom, Eddie Constantine, Diana Dors, Brenda De Banzie, Robert Brown.
A superior sexploitation thriller showcasing fiery performances from both Herbert Lom (as a sinister pimp) and Diana Dors (as one of his workers), Passport to Shame was the feature directorial debut for BAFTA-nominated Alvin Rakoff. With camerawork from Nicolas Roeg and a memorable performance from Odile Versois as the innocent caught up in a life of crime, it is presented here as a remaster from original film elements in its original theatrical aspect ratio.
A young French girl on the run from the Parisian police, arrives in London. Believing herself to be safe, she is horrified to discover that Nick – a violent, scheming pimp – has designs on making her the latest acquisition to his “girls of the night”…
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