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Hundreds of thousands of young women have vanished from their everyday lives-forced by violence into a hellish existence of brutality and prostitution. They're a profitable commodity in the... See full summary »
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 7 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Lynne Adams Lynne Adams ...  Ellen 4 episodes, 2005
Zoe Aggeliki Zoe Aggeliki ...  Susan Tagarov 4 episodes, 2005
Isabelle Blais ...  Helena 4 episodes, 2005
Céline Bonnier ...  Sophie 4 episodes, 2005
David Boutin ...  Frederick 4 episodes, 2005
Emma Campbell ...  Samantha 4 episodes, 2005
Robert Carlyle ...  Sergei 4 episodes, 2005
Dawn Ford ...  Helena's Aunt 4 episodes, 2005
Rémy Girard ...  Viktor 4 episodes, 2005
Anna Hopkins ...  Katerina 4 episodes, 2005
Mark Antony Krupa ...  Andrei 4 episodes, 2005
Sarah-Jeanne Labrosse ...  Annie 4 episodes, 2005
Laurence Leboeuf ...  Nadia 4 episodes, 2005
Michael Sorvino ...  Mischa 4 episodes, 2005
Mira Sorvino ...  Kate 4 episodes, 2005
Donald Sutherland ...  Meehan 4 episodes, 2005
Vlasta Vrana ...  Tommy 4 episodes, 2005
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Hundreds of thousands of young women have vanished from their everyday lives-forced by violence into a hellish existence of brutality and prostitution. They're a profitable commodity in the multi-billion-dollar industry of modern slavery. The underworld calls them human traffic... Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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Slavery was abolished in 1865. Today it is more extensive than ever. See more »


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24 October 2005 (USA) See more »

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Montréal, Québec, Canada See more »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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Though the full credit of French version went to a Paris dubbing studio, most of the French-Canadian actors did made their dubbing in a Montreal studio, then sent to France for final post-synchronization. The majority of English-speaking roles were dubbed by French actors. See more »

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When Katya (Kate's Mail Order bride account) receives the first email from "Jeff" the subject is "Re: Hi Katya" even though it is the first contact from him. She then responds and when he writes back replying to her email the subject line of this second email is simply "Hi Katya". See more »

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Customs Agent Bill Meehan: [addressing a news conference on TV] An ounce of cocaine, wholesale...
Kate Morozov: [to Mischa, as they watch the news report on TV] That's my boss.
Customs Agent Bill Meehan: $1200. But you can only sell it once. A woman, or a child, $50 to $1000, but you can sell them each day, every day, over and over and over again. The markup is immeasurable. Human trafficking, ladies and gentlemen, is the business of the future for crime organization.
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Referenced in Being Sergei Karpovich (2006) See more »

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The Profitable Slavery of the Twentieth-First Century
30 June 2007 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

In Prague, Czech Republic, the single mother Helena (Isabelle Blais) is seduced by a successful handsome man and travels with him to spend a weekend in Vienna, Austria; in Kiev, Ukraine, the sixteen-year-old Nadia (Laurence Leboeuf) is selected by a model agency and travels to the United States with the other selected candidates; in Manila, Philippines, the twelve-year-old American tourist Annie Gray (Sarah-Jeanne Labrosse) is abducted in front of her parents. In common, the girls become victims of a powerful international network of sex traffickers leaded by the powerful Sergei Karpovich (Robert Carlyle). In New York, after the third death of young Eastern European prostitutes, the obstinate Russian-American NYPD agent Kate Morozov (Mira Sorvino) convinces the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Chief Bill Meehan (Donald Sutherland) to hire her, promising him that she would fight against this type of crime and that he would not regret.

"Human Trafficking" is the third great movie that I have watched about this sad reality. "Lilja 4-ever" and "Anjos do Sol" are extremely pessimist and realistic, but focused in the life of only one character. "Human Trafficking" gives a big picture how these gangs operate, following the drama of three lead characters. Mira Sorvino is wonderful, as usual, and her final speech about this profitable slavery of the Twentieth-First Century and the sexual tourism is very realistic and touching. The direction is excellent, the screenplay is very well written and the whole cast deserves to be congratulated for their magnificent performances. My vote is nine.

Title (Brazil): "Tráfico Humano" ("Human Traficking")


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