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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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Exploring the unexplored
7 October 2008 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This film does a great job exploring and uncovering the dark depths of a scarcely known subject admist the background of fast-paced metro Melbourne. As the film progresses, you become entranced by the characters' struggle and desperate attempt to escape a bleak situation from all sides, the illegal sex-trade slaves; the mother looking for her lost child in a foreign country and the insurance worker who somehow found herself reluctantly assisting her. Disturbing and eye-opening, the scenarios are forcefully binding you towards a fortunate outcome. The ending, in all it's raw harshness really intertwines with the conveyance of the film and the hint of realism dejects. I have to say, I really enjoyed it.

Great cast, and great script. The young actresses in particular, are ones to watch out for.


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