The TV Show “Maison Close” will air on Canal+ (french channel) on october 4th .
This Tv show, in 8 episodes, is directed by Mabrouk El Mechri . Jemima West, Deborah Grall, Velerie Karsenti, Nicolas Briançon, Clemence Brétécher among others… are part of the cast . Jemima plays the role of Rose .
Below, the summary of “Maison Close” :
In a first-rate brothel called Paradis (translation: Heaven), three women try to escape from the power of men. Rose (Jemima West), a young woman, arrives in Paris in order to look for her mom, a former prostitute. She’s trapped by a procurer and is brought under duress at the Paradis. Vera (Anne Charrier) is 35 years old and knows that her days as a prostitute is numbered. She puts all her hope in the baron du Plessis, her only client and the only man who can clear her debts. As for Hortense (Valérie Karsenti), she’s the manager of the Paradis. Besides trying to keep the girls at the Paradis, Hortense must stand her grounds against a crook who wants money.
I’ve added in the gallery some stills and promotional photos .