As her fantasy ends, she finds herself back in the brothel, her dance having impressed Blue and other onlookers. Wood dropped out of the project due to scheduling conflicts with her recurring role in HBO's True Blood and her stage production of Spider-Man: 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. They escape into the courtyard, where they find a throng of men blocking their way. Babydoll willingly pulls him close to her, and they kiss.
Retrieved August 29, Andrew O'Hehir, writing in Salon , sees the film's title as its essential theme:
One man's fantasy is another's torture. Though the film's content was derided, the film received some recognition for the visual effects of the fantasy sequences. Mia Bandini 17 min Mia Bandini - 6. A while ago I had written a script for myself and there was a sequence in it that made me think, 'How can I make a film that can have action sequences in it that aren't limited by the physical realities that normal people are limited by, but still have the story make sense so it's not, and I don't mean to be mean, like a bullshit thing like Ultraviolet or something like that. Several critics described the film as misogynistic and others expressed concern over its treatment of sexual violence.