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The Jammed (2007)

 -  Drama | Thriller  -  20 March 2007 (UK)
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A thriller about trafficking, governmental deportation and the sex slave trade in Melbourne.



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Inspired by court transcripts and actual events, THE JAMMED is a social thriller about trafficking and the sex slave trade in Melbourne. When a Chinese mother arrives in Melbourne to find her missing daughter, she enlists the help of Ashley Hudson. Ashley reluctantly agrees to help search, and is soon drawn into the dark underworld of this cultured city as she tries to rescue three girls from a trafficking syndicate. As the story unravels the sinister workings of illegal prostitution and governmental deportation is filled with twists and surprises. Written by producer

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A dark tale in a land of opportunity. This could be happening in your city.


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Writer/director McLachlan was inspired to write the film after being told by a friend about the human trafficking that goes on in Australia. See more »

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Moving and dramatic film- well made by Australia
29 October 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie with two girlfriends while on holiday in Avoca Beach. This was the only movie on offer at that time so we almost had to see it. Though I am maybe (some would say) to young (though I am mature for my age) to understand the full extent of the movie, but from what I do understand it was excellently made. It was moving and a real deep piece of work. The actors- though lesser known- were well cast and the writing went where it needed to go. The ending is by no means happy or satisfactory in the sense of fairytale endings, but rather is the sad reality of the situation. I was silent for about half an hour after because I needed to think and let the movie sink in. I recommend it for people who enjoy moving pieces about real issues.

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