Not a Pretty Picture

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Not a Pretty Picture
Directed by Martha Coolidge
Produced byMartha Coolidge
Written byMartha Coolidge
Music byTom Griffith
CinematographyDon Lenzer
Fred Murphy
Edited byMartha Coolidge
Release date
  • 1976 (1976)
Running time
83 minutes
CountryUnited States

Not a Pretty Picture is an American docudrama film released in 1976. The film was written, produced and directed by Martha Coolidge, marking her narrative feature film directorial debut, after years of working as a documentary filmmaker in the early to mid-1970s.


The film is a retelling about Coolidge, who was date raped when she was sixteen years old. [1] [2] The film follows the aftermath of the incident on the main character.


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