Babydoll, meanwhile, wakes up after being knocked out by the guard in High Roller's residence. Retrieved May 10, During the end credits, Dr. He has Sweet Pea locked in a utility closet and confronts the other girls backstage. The film was passed with no additional cuts required. She then fights three samurai giants. Each fantasy is a parallel to the events in the brothel.
We sort of plant the seed of this thing, and then at the end of the movie it kind of comes back around. Andrew O'Hehir, writing in Salon , sees the film's title as its essential theme:
The High Roller explains that in exchange for this one moment of truth, he will give her absolute freedom, as an abstract ideal. During her dances, she imagines fantastic adventures that mirror the escape efforts. Who doesn't want to see girls running down the trenches of World War One wreaking havoc? We're trying to, so In the s,  a young woman  nicknamed Babydoll Emily Browning is institutionalized by her abusive widowed stepfather Gerard Plunkett at the fictional Lennox House for the Mentally Insane in Brattleboro , Vermont , after she is blamed for her younger sister's death. It is Snyder's first film based on an original concept.