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1 April 1970 (France) See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Katia Tchenko ... Monique
Nadia Samir ... Iréne
Béatrice Cardon ... Gisèle
Valérie Boisgel ... Mariette
Michel Dacquin ... Aldo
Liane Marelli ... Sylvia
Édith Ploquin ... Thérèse
Line Arnel ... La bonne
Dominique Paturel ... Le narrateur (voice)
Jean-Philippe Ancelle ... Le balayeur
Michel Charrel ... Le gérant du club
Adrien Cayla-Legrand ... Fifi l'enjôleur
France Durin ... Call-girl
Marc Dudicourt ... Le logeur
Christian Forges ... L'hôtelier
Noëlle Hussenot ... La repentie
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fabienne Arel
Adaly Bayle
Betty Berr (as Betty Beer)
Anne-Marie Coffinet
Catherine Coussot ... L'assistante sociale
Nathalie Dalyan (as Nathalie Dalian)
Robert Darame
Claudine Delvaux
Jacques Dhéry
Janine Dill
Barbara Doumer
Anna Fisherova
Jacky Foucault ... La fille en moto
Philippe Gasté ... Un inspecteur
Elisabeth Gauttier
Georges Gracias
Nicole Isimat
Michèle Krust
Stéphane Macha ... Un trafiquant
Mélina Marco
Régine Renoult
Adelita Requena
Simone Rivault
Ginette Rolland
Corinne Saint-Laurent
Bernard Salvage
Sonia Sariel
Marie Sirago (as Maria Sirago)
Sophie Sydney
Jacques Taris
Armand Teruel
César Torres ... Le dragueur du métro
Roger Trapp
Martin Trévières ... Un trafiquant
Guy Verda
Pascal Vidal
Micheline Welter
Johnny Wessler ... Un trafiquant
Yanky
Yves Afonso ... Le placeur (uncredited)
Marthe Richard ... Herself (uncredited)

Directed by
Jean-Claude Roy 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Dominique Dallayrac  book
Jean-Claude Roy 

Produced by
René Thévenet .... producer
 
Original Music by
Jacques Loussier 
 
Cinematography by
Claude Saunier 
 
Film Editing by
Walt Rhopser 
 
Production Design by
Robert Verrier 
 
Makeup Department
Christine Fornelli .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Louis Duchesne .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Yves Ellena .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Jean-Jacques Compère .... sound
Jacques Orth .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
François About .... camera operator
Robert Cesar .... still photographer (as Robert César)
 
Music Department
Jean-Claude Vannier .... orchestrator
 
Other crew
France Villon .... script supervisor
 

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Also Known As:
"Girls for Pleasure" - USA
"Secret French Prostitution Report" - USA
"Secret Report on Prostitution" - Australia (imdb display title)
"Dossier prostituzione" - Italy (imdb display title)
"Fakellos 'Porneia'" - Greece (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title)
"Liebe gegen Barzahlung" - West Germany
"Strasse der flambierten Mädchen" - West Germany (video title)
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90 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Well-produced, but uninvolving soft porn fake-documentary, 5 January 2011
Author: lor_ from New York, New York

It is highly unlikely that the prolific French director Jean-Claude Roy will ever receive the scrutiny (or distribution revival) of his famous European peers like Jean Rollin and Jesus Franco. But this feature dating from his softcore apprenticeship displays a modicum of talent, missing from his numerous later efforts in the XXX or crime-thriller genres.

Ambitiously mounted with a huge cast and chronology covering perhaps a hundred years, the REPORT attempts to give an overview of the world's oldest profession, focusing on some very good looking French whores, actually actresses though the popular fake-documentary format is adhered to. Action is quite tame, though there are occasional topless shots of the actresses which might have been marginally satisfying for sex-starved fans 40 years ago.

It's oddly high toned and serious, with never a sleazy or even emotionally involving sex scene presented. Obviously a fictional, straightforward simulated sex movie would be more entertaining, as here the audience is expected to go home humming the production values.

But there's something to be said for Roy's approach. Weakest segment is an overlong finale of dozens of girls interviewed (answering a newspaper ad ascribed to Tanagra Productions, which in fact produced this film) for acting in sex films. This boring footage, of each girl (looking like real folks, NOT actresses for a change) asked to show her tits to the interviewer, cumulatively demystifies the profession -we see that the sexploitation trade is really cold, just a business.

En route to this "fessing up" segment, there's all sorts of content, ranging from the various types of hookers (streetwalkers to posh-apartment call girls), fetish types, and even a segment about a cross-dressing male prostitute. My favorite moment was showing attractive prone girls rolling toy model cars on their backs -a screwy fetish to be sure, that Harry Alan Towers chose to immortalize about 15 years later on the front of Jewel Shepard's body in Christina.

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