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 Magnus Herzoff (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Ernie Dwight (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Major James Brooke (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Audrey Dupoint (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Alex (Lexi) (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Petre Danielski (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Maria Danielski (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Anya Petria (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Julia (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Rick (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Lou (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Sarah (2 episodes, 2004)
Nawzad Shuani ...
 Araz Hinzir (2 episodes, 2004)
Neil Bell ...
 Guard with Araz (2 episodes, 2004)
Alison Peebles ...
 Joan (2 episodes, 2004)
Irina Bucescu ...
 Monica (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Colonel Matteo Giusto (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Severin (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Viko (2 episodes, 2004)
Mircea Stoian ...
 Alber (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Billy Harlsburgh (2 episodes, 2004)
Nikki Barnett ...
 Leah Harlsburgh (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Michael (2 episodes, 2004)
Alin Panc ...
 Boriz Anic (2 episodes, 2004)
Tomi Cristin ...
 Pascal (2 episodes, 2004)
Claudiu Istodor ...
 Dr. Djudic (2 episodes, 2004)
Viorica Voda ...
 Natasha (2 episodes, 2004)
Florin Busuioc ...
 Davor (2 episodes, 2004)
Razvan Popa ...
 Businessman (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Albanian Pimp (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Female IPC Officer (2 episodes, 2004)
Bryan Jardine ...
 Male IPC Officer (2 episodes, 2004)
Stephen Morgan ...
 Callum's Father (2 episodes, 2004)
Ann McElhinney ...
 Journalist at IPC HQ (2 episodes, 2004)
Dan Astileanu ...
 Deputy Chief Rudi Lascar (2 episodes, 2004)
Tom McCabe ...
 Conference Chair (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Barry Edwards (2 episodes, 2004)
Anca Loghin ...
 Nicole (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Martin (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Thaki (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Alex's Mother (2 episodes, 2004)
Deirdre Doone ...
 Elderly Lady (2 episodes, 2004)
Helen Schlesinger ...
 Language School Secretary (2 episodes, 2004)
Simon Nock ...
 Vice Squad Officer (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Inspector Lucas Reese (2 episodes, 2004)
Tim Willcox ...
 BBC News Anchor (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Wicked albanian (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Madeleine Harlsburgh (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Croatian girl (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Cop #1 (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Elena Visinescu (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Herself / ... (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Vara Visinescu (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Tom Harlsburgh (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Daniel Appleton (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Council Officer (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Dr. Djudic assistent (2 episodes, 2004)
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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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Anamaria Marinca had never acted in front of cameras before her role as Elena Visinescu. See more »

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Daniel Appleton: [to break the uncomfortable silence at dinner] I lost my job today.
Elena Visinescu: I lost my job today too.
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strong and realistic docu-drama
25 August 2007 | by (Herzlya, Israel) – See all my reviews

This is what director David Yates was doing before the last Harry Poter and I believe that he is worth being looked attentively, because this is a very different kind of movie and he is doing very well. This is a docu-drama about a very serious social and human problem for the countries in Eastern Europe and for the West as well, the human trafficking and sexual slavery that throws each year thousands of young girls aspiring to a better life in the hands of prostitution rings all over the 'civilized' world.

The script is well written, with a credible story, even if the big corporation involvement part was a little too conventional. Acting is clean and efficient, and the mix of nationalities and languages is very credible. Directing is made with a sure hand, locations are well and realistically filmed and this TV movie makes a strong and moving case for a problem that should not be ignored.


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