The Respectful Prostitute (1952)
Co-scripted by Jean-Paul Sartre from his stage play, this controversial French drama is set in the Jim Crow-era American South. Barbara Laage stars as the title anti-heroine, a singer/call girl who sees a U.S. senator's son kill a black man on a train and is pressured to lie and say the murder was an act of self-defense. With Walter Bryant, Ivan Desny. Uncut version; 94 min. Standard; Soundtrack: French; Subtitles: English; bonus shorts "The Black Legion" (1936), "New Girl In The Office" (1958). In French with English subtitles.