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Sex Traffic (2004)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Crime  -  14 October 2004 (UK)
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Boston based Kernwell Industries is an American defense contractor. One of those contracts is to deploy 3,000 peacekeepers to the International Peacekeeping Coalition's work in the Balkans.... See full summary »

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Madeleine Harlsburgh
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Daniel Appleton
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Elena Visinescu
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Vara Visinescu
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Tom Harlsburgh
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Magnus Herzoff
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Ernie Dwight
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Callum Tate
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Major James Brooke
Rodica Negrea ...
Luiba Visinescu
Carlotta Natoli ...
Lola Carizonne
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Audrey Dupoint
Andre Prisecaru ...
Alex (Lexi) (as Andrei Prisecaru)
Zoltan Butuc ...
Petre Danielski
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Maria Danielski
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Boston based Kernwell Industries is an American defense contractor. One of those contracts is to deploy 3,000 peacekeepers to the International Peacekeeping Coalition's work in the Balkans. Because of the near epidemic problem of sex trafficking of young Balkan women, Kernwell has decided to support the charity, Worldwide Federation Against Forced Migration. Kernwell's head of charities is Madeleine Harlsburg, the wife of the company's CEO, Tom Harlsburg. Although it does not have a pristine reputation as a good social corporate citizen, Kernwell hits a bigger public relations problem when it is learned that one of those 3,000 peacekeepers was caught trying to buy the services of a teen-aged prostitute in Sarajevo. Although not named to the media, that person is Sergeant Callum Tate, who swears he was trying to save that woman. In reality, Tate has evidence of a larger conspiracy of sex trafficking. Regardless of the truth or falsehood of accusations, some within Kernwell will do ... Written by Huggo

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Where there's demand, there's always supply.

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Anamaria Marinca had never acted in front of cameras before her role as Elena Visinescu. See more »

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Billy Harlsburgh: Mom, you are one of the most smartest people I know. But when it comes to dad, I think you just enjoy being dumb!
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What the hell ?
11 October 2004 | by (Vancouver) – See all my reviews

After seeing this 2 parter on CBC this weekend, I must confess complete and utter ignorance of this issue. For a while I thought we had learned from the mistakes of the past, only to find we in the 21st Century are no different from those of the 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th centuries in regard to the buying and selling of human flesh.

Who are buying these women ? What makes this trade work ? Is it us men ? Is it our partners for withholding sex to get what they want ? What a screwed up world we live in. These are the questions I am faced with after seeing this program.

This mini series portrays the sex slave industry is its gory details. Two young sisters, in an effort for a better life, are sold and moved through eastern to western Europe and eventually find themselves in London. How they make the journey is by the far the most scariest thing a human could ever experience.

My one beef is that the CBC left in the violence, rape scenes and beatings and edited out the F word every time - bizarre.


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