Shields has spent the majority of her life in the spotlight, from her beginnings as a child actor to her rise to international stardom.
But what is it like to develop as a girl in a culture where being a sexual object is the only way that you are defined? In her documentary,
Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields, director Lana Wilson attempts to provide an answer to this question.
The documentary explores femininity through the lens of mass media and the Madonna-whore complex in addition to Shields' life.