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What is the name of this movie?

movie in color but old about a woman who sends her slave to retrieve an estranged child and the slave is reading to the child from the mother's diary about how she was raised in a whorehouse.
asked May 23, 2014 in Name That Movie by dasmitts (3 points)

1 Answer

This is a guess:

"Moll Flanders" (1996)
IMDb synopsis:
The daughter of a thief, young Moll is placed in the care of a nunnery after the execution of her mother. However, the actions of an abusive priest lead Moll to rebel as a teenager, escaping to the dangerous streets of London. Further misfortunes drive her to accept a job as a prostitute from the conniving Mrs. Allworthy. It is there that Moll first meets Hibble, who is working as Allworthy's servant but takes a special interest in the young woman's well-being. With his help, she retains hope for the future, ultimately falling in love with an unconventional artist who promises the possibility of romantic happiness.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0117071/
answered May 24, 2014 by MystMoonstruck (10,229 points)
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