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Trade of Innocents (2012)

PG-13 | | Drama, Thriller | 28 September 2012 (USA)
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A couple grieving the loss of their own daughter set out to rescue young girls sold into the sex slave trade.

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Christopher M. Bessette (as Christopher Bessette)

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Christopher M. Bessette (as Christopher Bessette)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dermot Mulroney ... Alex Becker
Mira Sorvino ... Claire Becker
John Billingsley ... Malcolm Eddrey
Trieu Tran ... Duke
Thawanrat Tantituvanont Thawanrat Tantituvanont ... Amy
Fah Nilratsirikul Fah Nilratsirikul ... Tuyen
Oak Keerati Oak Keerati ... Thanh Le (as Oak Keerati Sivakuae)
Sahajak Boonthanakit ... Police Chief Pakkadey
Deedee Kumphasee Deedee Kumphasee ... Chantra
Saichia Wongwirot Saichia Wongwirot ... Brothel Thug
Kecha Khampakdee Kecha Khampakdee ... Brothel Thug (as Kecha Khamphakdee)
Jonathan Isgar Jonathan Isgar ... Stan (as Jonathan James Isgar)
Teerawat Mulvilai Teerawat Mulvilai ... Kosal
Jan Yousagoon Jan Yousagoon ... Sophea
Xanny Disjad Xanny Disjad ... Be
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Storyline

In the back streets of a tourist town in present-day Southeast Asia, we find a filthy cinder block room; a bed with soiled sheets; a little girl waits for the next man. Alex (Dermot Mulroney), a human trafficking investigator, plays the role of her next customer as he negotiates with the pimp for the use of the child. Claire (Mira Sorvino), Alex's wife, is caught up in the flow of her new life in Southeast Asia and her role as a volunteer in an aftercare shelter for rescued girls where lives of local neighborhood girl's freedoms and dignity are threatened. Parallel story lines intertwine and unfold twists against the backdrop of the dangerous human trafficking world, in a story of struggle, life, hope and redemption in the "TRADE of INNOCENTS." Written by monterey media inc.

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Justice needs a hero.

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Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for disturbing thematic material involving sex trafficking of children, and some violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA | Thailand

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 September 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Bangkok, Thailand See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$588, 7 October 2012

Gross USA:

$15,091

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,091
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2.35 : 1
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Mira Sorvino also starred in the mini series Human Trafficking (2005) about the same subject but as a law enforcement officer. See more »

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Rather Naive, rather bad acting.
13 December 2012 | by missismigginsSee all my reviews

This could have been so much better if they had found some actors that could actually "ACT" Dermot Mulroney and Mira Sorvino could have been replaced by two planks of wood and no one would have noticed the difference.

The Asian villain over acted his heart out! He never gave up, like a cornered rat he put up a fight.

The subject matter was never going to be an easy one to deal with, however, it was over simplified and put together like something from a Christian NGO workshop training video.

One really annoying thing about it other than the two main actors was the jumping between subtitles when the actors were "speaking Khmer" or whatever it was they were speaking and then the same actors talking in English for some reason. They should have just left it one way or the other.

Certainly not the worst movie around, but pretty poor mainly due to the pathetic script and bad acting.


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