Told in two parts- the first in the style of a documentary and the next in narrative form- "Buy It Now" tells the story of 16 year old Chelsea leading up to the sale of her virginity online and then the self destructive aftermath of this event. Written by
Buy it Now is a film in two parts about a 16-year-old girl who sells her virginity on eBay. at least that's what the tag line says. in actuality, it's a searing and moving portrait of a troubled adolescent who is surrounded by a society obsessed with consumerism and by parents entirely oblivious to the reality of their daughter's life. rather than being exploitative or sensational, Buy it Now gives a tender and often disturbing look at the lives of teenagers today.
this is a fantastic film...tremendously conceived, beautifully made, wonderfully acted. it is also a difficult film to watch, so it may not appeal to the average viewer; but the talent of everybody involved is obvious. 10 stars for this daring and well-made film!
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