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Eden (2012)

R | | Crime, Drama | 19 July 2013 (UK)
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A young Korean-American girl, abducted and forced into prostitution by domestic human traffickers, joins forces with her captors in a desperate plea to survive.

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A young Korean-American girl, abducted and forced into prostitution by domestic human traffickers, joins forces with her captors in a desperate plea to survive.

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Kidnapped. Sold. Determined to survive. See more »

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Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing violent and sexual content involving human trafficking, language and drug use | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

Abduction of Eden  »

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Trivia

There is a scene in the movie in which each of the girls are wearing numbers, so that the "customer" can select who he wants more easily. Eden is wearing the number 7. In South Korean culture, the number 7 is considered a lucky number. See more »

Goofs

The level of ice piled on Eden in the tub changes, depending on the angle. See more »

Connections

References The Beverly Hillbillies (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Gag Order
Performed by Wildcard
Courtesy of Quality Music, LLC
Lyrics by Smoke M2D6
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It's anything but an easy watch
1 December 2012 | by See all my reviews

The theme of the movie is very heavy. Mostly that theme is being handled in documentaries and not feature movies like this one here. And even if, it mostly handles it generally, as opposed to here, where you have the main focus on our main character. A sort of revelation and a great role to play, for an actress who's in quite a lot of movies recently (including Premium Rush and others).

Part drama, part thriller it obviously isn't aimed to be entertainment in a sense other movies are. But if you can handle the tough subject and if it's something you can watch, you will be rewarded with a really good movie, that is acted great throughout and has something to say (not only for itself, but in general).


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