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Trade of Innocents (2012)

PG-13 | | Drama, Thriller | 28 September 2012 (USA)
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A couple grieving the loss of their own daughter set out to rescue young girls sold into the sex slave trade.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alex Becker
Malcolm Eddrey
Thawanrat Tantituvanont ...
Fah Nilratsirikul ...
Oak Keerati ...
Thanh Le (as Oak Keerati Sivakuae)
Police Chief Pakkadey
Deedee Kumphasee ...
Saichia Wongwirot ...
Brothel Thug
Kecha Khamphakdee ...
Brothel Thug
Jonathan Isgar ...
Stan (as Jonathan James Isgar)
Teerawat Mulvilai ...
Jan Yousagoon ...
Xanny Disjad ...


In the back streets of a tourist town in present-day Southeast Asia, we find a filthy cinder block room; a bed with soiled sheets; a little girl waits for the next man. Alex (Dermot Mulroney), a human trafficking investigator, plays the role of her next customer as he negotiates with the pimp for the use of the child. Claire (Mira Sorvino), Alex's wife, is caught up in the flow of her new life in Southeast Asia and her role as a volunteer in an aftercare shelter for rescued girls where lives of local neighborhood girl's freedoms and dignity are threatened. Parallel story lines intertwine and unfold twists against the backdrop of the dangerous human trafficking world, in a story of struggle, life, hope and redemption in the "TRADE of INNOCENTS." Written by monterey media inc.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Justice needs a hero.


Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for disturbing thematic material involving sex trafficking of children, and some violence | See all certifications »


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Release Date:

28 September 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Targ niewiniatek  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$588 (USA) (5 October 2012)


$15,059 (USA) (2 November 2012)

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Technical Specs



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Mira Sorvino also starred in the mini series Human Trafficking (2005) about the same subject but as a law enforcement officer. See more »

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Rather Naive, rather bad acting.
13 December 2012 | by (Thailand) – See all my reviews

This could have been so much better if they had found some actors that could actually "ACT" Dermot Mulroney and Mira Sorvino could have been replaced by two planks of wood and no one would have noticed the difference.

The Asian villain over acted his heart out! He never gave up, like a cornered rat he put up a fight.

The subject matter was never going to be an easy one to deal with, however, it was over simplified and put together like something from a Christian NGO workshop training video.

One really annoying thing about it other than the two main actors was the jumping between subtitles when the actors were "speaking Khmer" or whatever it was they were speaking and then the same actors talking in English for some reason. They should have just left it one way or the other.

Certainly not the worst movie around, but pretty poor mainly due to the pathetic script and bad acting.

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