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Michael Glawogger (screenplay)
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Release Date:
27 April 2012 (USA) See more »
An examination of the lives, needs, troubles and hopes of prostitutes in Thailand, Bangladesh and Mexico. | Add synopsis »
3 wins & 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Powerful, but misleading See more (14 total) »


  (in credits order)
Emma ... Herself (Bangkok)
Ning ... Herself (Bangkok)
Toh ... Himself (Bangkok)
Wat ... Himself (Bangkok)
Palm ... Himself (Bangkok)
Mina ... Herself (Faridpur)
Jhorna ... Herself (Faridpur)
Ruma ... Herself (Faridpur)

Directed by
Michael Glawogger 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Michael Glawogger  screenplay

Produced by
Pepe Danquart .... co-producer
Alfred Deutsch .... line producer
Anne Even .... commissioning editor: ZDF/Arte
Klaus Hipfl .... commissioning editor: ORF
Erich Lackner .... producer
Chris Lowenstein .... consulting producer
Thomas Pridnig .... producer (as Tommy Pridnig)
Mirjam Quinte .... co-producer
Peter Wirthensohn .... producer
Cinematography by
Wolfgang Thaler 
Film Editing by
Monika Willi 
Production Management
Victor Solorio Reyna .... unit manager: Mexico
Viktoria Zellner .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Petra Fischer .... assistant director: Mexico
Md. Shahadat Hossai .... assistant director: Bangladesh
Clara Marin .... assistant director: Mexico
Pravee Niamskul .... assistant director: Thailand
Art Department
Liz Pompe .... graphics
Sound Department
Ekkehart Baumung .... sound mixer
Stefan K. Fiedler .... audio transfer
Tobias Fleig .... sound re-recording mixer
Michael Fürstenberg .... technical supervisor: sound
Sebastian Heyser .... foley editor
Thomas Kalbér .... re-recording assistant
René Kornfeld .... voice recordist
Martin Langenbach .... foley artist
Erik Mischijew .... dialogue editor
Erik Mischijew .... sound designer
Matz Müller .... sound designer
Paul Oberle .... sound mixer
Sebastian Schmidt .... foley editor
Christoph Wieczorek .... foley editor
Christoph Wieczorek .... foley recordist
Visual Effects by
Christine Boy .... junior compositor
Matthias Brauner .... title animator
Nina Knott .... visual effects producer
Abraham Schneider .... senior compositor
Dominik Trimborn .... head of visual effects
Klaus Wuchta .... senior compositor
Camera and Electrical Department
G.M.B. Akash .... photographer: Bangladesh
Vinai Dithjohn .... photographer: Thailand
Maya Goded .... photographer: Mexico
Martin Hanslmayr .... first assistant camera
S.M. Kakon .... gaffer: Bangladesh
Tesakarn Leopakdee .... dolly: second assistant camera: Thailand (as Tesakarn 'Joe' Laopakdee)
Alan Patinu Santiago .... lighting technician: Mexico
Luis Patinu Santiago .... lighting technician: Mexico
Ratan .... lighting technician: Bangladesh
Alejandro Tapia Fenton .... assistant camera: Mexico
Wolfgang Thaler .... lighting
Weerspong 'Mee' Tharneerat .... second assistant camera: Thailand
Jaturong Wuttikarn .... second assistant camera: Thailand
Editorial Department
Christoph Brunner .... additional assistant editor
Christopher Chaber .... digital intermediate editor
Julia Drack .... assistant editor
Joachim Eicher .... post-production coordinator
Maike Jahn .... digital intermediate engineer
Alex Klippe .... digital intermediate producer
Alarich Lenz .... additional assistant editor
Harald Schernthaner .... head of digital film production: ARRI
Daniel Schwerdtfeger .... colorist: dailies
Manfred Turek .... senior digital colorist
Music Department
Tina Funk .... music supervisor
Charlotte Goltermann .... music supervisor
Richard Pappick .... score
Sven Regener .... score
Other crew
Taned Amonpiyalerk .... translator: Thailand
Neamul Bashir .... translator: Bangladesh
Guillermo J. Deisler .... film laboratory manager
Joachim Eicher .... production coordinator
Bettina Englisch .... production accountant
Renata Jakic .... production coordinator
Pornpan Jormsak .... production coordinator: Thailand (as Pongpan 'Goong' Jomsak)
Sacchu Kahn .... production assistant: Bangladesh
Richard Lormand .... publicist: international
Kimi Lum .... translator
Clara Marin .... translator: Mexico
Liam McEvoy .... dvd mastering
Barbara Pridnig .... production coordinator
Kenneth Stiller .... project coordinator: cinema
Andreas Thomas .... project coordinator: dailies
Natthawan Uapahurat .... production accountant: Thailand (as Natthawan Uaphahurat)
Desiree Wachmann .... production coordinator (as Désirée Wachmann)
Nina Wilhelm .... production coordinator
Sabine Witasek .... production coordinator
Viktoria Zellner .... production coordinator
Marisa Growaldt .... thanks
Helmut Köpping .... thanks

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110 min
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'Whore's Glory' is the third and final part in Michael Glawogger's "globalization-documentaries", the others being Megacities (1998) and Workingman's Death (2005).See more »
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35 out of 41 people found the following review useful.
Powerful, but misleading, 25 January 2013
Author: hellhound8 from United States

The film is interesting and powerful, albeit depressing. No idea how the director got access to give us such a candid look, but this is a dark side of the world you won't see anywhere else. The subject is self explanatory, if you're at all interested about the lives of these women in Thailand, Bangladesh, and Mexico then you should experience this.

My one critique is thematically, the movie is about prostitution in abject poverty, not prostitution as a "job", but does not make any distinction. The prostitutes in Bangladesh and Mexico he shows were in absolutely horrifying conditions - they were forced into it, threatened if they tried to leave, and barely paying for food. Whereas in Amsterdam, Germany, and even many in Bangkok treat it as an occupational choice. They can get other jobs, but choose to do this. Those are two VERY different circumstances that can have very different effects on people physically and emotionally.

That would be my critique to keep in mind while watching. The movie is not so much a commentary on the evils of prostitution or even the lives of prostitutes, as it is delving into the darkest depth of what desperate conditions can bring.

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