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Maison Close - Episode One
Part of the Series: Maison Close: Season 1
Paris, 1871. Vera, the star attraction of the The Paradise luxury brothel, is about to finally leave the institution to become the live-in mistress of the Baron Du Plessis. However, The Paradise owes money to a dangerous debt collector named…
Maison Close - Episode Two
Part of the Series: Maison Close: Season 1
Forced into service at The Paradise, Rose manages to escape before being tracked down by the police. After one of the girls is assaulted, Vera organizes a strike in protest, causing a strain on the brothel's finances. In response, Hortense…
Maison Close - Episode Three
Part of the Series: Maison Close: Season 1
Hortense's detestable brother Pierre, recently arrived in France, quickly resolves the strike organized by the ladies of The Paradise. But the calm in the storm is only temporary. Now back to work, Rose finds herself struggling to adjust to her…
Maison Close: Season 2 - Episode 1
Episode 1 of Maison Close: Season 2
The residents of the Paradise are forced to cohabitate with a band of Parisian thugs with highly questionable morals. Facing grave financial difficulties, the brothel must also survive the rise to power of a royalist chief commissioner who marks the…
Maison Close: Season 2 - Episode 3
Episode 3 of Maison Close: Season 2
Torcy has enough on Hortense to put pressure on her and comes to arrest the Queen of the Paradise. In exchange for her freedom, she agrees to work with the Moral Order, Mosca, for his part, takes interest in a…
Maison Close - Episode Four
Part of the Series: Maison Close: Season 1
Hortense must defend against the machinations of Pierre, who wants to leverage the Paradise for his own gains. A police investigation is launched in response to Vera's claims and two girls are arrested. One day, Rose finds a photo of…
Maison Close: Season 2 - Episode 4
Episode 4 of Maison Close: Season 2
Despite being warned by Kertel, who fears retaliation by the Corentin Brothers, Mosca decides to keep the streetwalkers who were formerly under Corentin's charge on the pavement. Valentine, who dreams of independence, is reunited with Remi, a small-time criminal who…
Maison Close - Episode Five
Part of the Series: Maison Close: Season 1
Pierre continues to use The Paradise to serve his own purposes, inviting many wealthy clients on his own accord. Hortense is furious and attempts to spite him by keeping the ladies locked in their rooms. Rose, always in search of…
Maison Close: Season 2 - Episode 6
Episode 6 of Maison Close: Season 2
The prefect demands that Torcy restore calm to the streets of Paris, and suggests he find some common ground with Mosca. Thus Torcy proposes to Mosca that he protect the peace at the Paradise and even take control over the…
Maison Close: Season 2 - Episode 2
Episode 2 of Maison Close: Season 2
Chief Commissioner Torcy, constantly looking to unseat Mosca from his throne at the Paradise, and suspicious of Mosca's involvement in a major burglary, sends Commissioner Angelus to the brothel to make inquiries. But none of the girls are willing to…
Maison Close: Season 2 - Episode 5
Episode 5 of Maison Close: Season 2
The prefect reproaches Torcy for the increasing number of prostitutes in the streets and the amount of clean-up to be done immediately. His head is on the chopping block. Not wanting to be outdone by Mosca, the vicious master of…
Maison Close - Episode Six
Part of the Series: Maison Close: Season 1
Angele's fiancee, Brise Caboche, is desperate to obtain her freedom and blackmails Hortense, who has no choice but to ask her brother for money. However, he is not immediately willing to help a sister who shows public disdain for him.…
Maison Close - Episode Seven
Part of the Series: Maison Close: Season 1
Hortense wants to terminate Angele's pregnancy, but the other women band together to allow her to keep the baby. Believing her mother to have died at The Paradise, Rose seduces Pierre in an attempt to gain her freedom. But soon…
Maison Close - Episode Eight
Part of the Series: Maison Close: Season 1
Pierre will stop at nothing to save himself and begins to entertain the most outrageous customer requests. Hortense mounts a strong opposition, aided by Vera and Rose. Along the way, Rose finally discovers the truth about her mother...and her own…
Maison Close: Season 2 - Episode 7
Episode 7 of Maison Close: Season 2
Mosca and Rose get lost in a world of drugs and sex. So Kertel takes matters into his own hands with the help of Bak. Angele contracts syphilis but the women of the Paradise refuse to report it and instead…
Maison Close: Season 2 - Episode 8
Episode 8 of Maison Close: Season 2
Torcy oversees the faithful's donations to the Sacred Heart, which add up to a tidy sum. Mosca jumps at the opportunity to strike a fatal blow to the chief commissioner and replenish his coffers at the same time. Meanwhile, the…
Maison Close: Season 1
Set in a lavish 19th Century Parisian bordello, the provocative and popular French erotic drama Maison Close invites American audiences into a sumptuous, stylized world where desire and power reign.
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Maison Close: Season 2
Times are tough at the Paradise. The rise to power of a royalist chief commissioner marks the return of a Moral Order. In order to survive under the demands of the new commissioner, Rose, Vera and Hortense form an alliance…
8 videos