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Nefarious: Merchant of Souls (2011)

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A documentary exploring the sex-trade.

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From the very first scene, Nefarious ushers you into the nightmare of sex trafficking. When you see a woman being dragged to the 'breaking grounds', you will feel her despair. You will follow beside her as she is beaten, stripped naked, then sold to the highest bidder. After she's auctioned off, she's taken to a location where she will be sold night after night. This sober look into modern-day slavery is designed to explore this horrific issue and uncovers the shocking truth that people are being sold in sex markets in some of the world's most 'developed' countries. Nefarious brings an array of experts from around the globe, lending their insights in a desperate attempt to find an answer to the crisis of the day. Written by Anonymous

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Must-See: Sex Trafficking Exposed
21 February 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Nolot does a masterful job of depicting the cruelty and inhumanity of human trafficking in the documentary Nefarious. The viewer is given an education on the global sex trade from the perspectives of both men and women who have been involved in the industry. The trauma such cruelty and brutality is having on actual women and children's lives cannot be underestimated. It stirs questions concerning the audience's reaction to this barely told horror still happening to members of our own humanity. While the barbaric reality of the trading and systematic abuse of persons is brought into the light in this film, there is a tangible hope for the violence to end.


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