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Selling Isobel (2016)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 26 October 2019 (USA)
Selling Isobel, a thriller based on true events, featuring the real victim in true life playing the main character. It's about a woman who got locked in a soundproof wardrobe, drugged, held... See full summary »

Director:

Rudolf Buitendach

Writers:

Frida Farrell (story), Glynn Turner
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gabriel Olds ... Peter
Frida Farrell ... Isobel
Matthew Marsden ... Mark
Lew Temple ... Viktor
Amber Benson ... Chloe
Stelio Savante ... Alfonso
Alyson Stoner ... Katie
Samantha Esteban ... Maria
Art Hsu ... Chinese Client
Robert Riechel Jr. ... American Client
Oscar Best ... Scary Nigerian Client
Frank Arend ... Martin - German Client
Farrah Mackenzie ... Olivia
Venice Weaver Venice Weaver ... Cindy
Brandon Burrows Brandon Burrows ... Officer Irving
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Selling Isobel, a thriller based on true events, featuring the real victim in true life playing the main character. It's about a woman who got locked in a soundproof wardrobe, drugged, held against her will and sold for sex to multiple men, for 3 days in an apartment in central London. It's a film about her fight for survival all the way to the resolution.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Great Message But Odd
24 March 2019 | by JaJa730See all my reviews

Obviously this was an extremely traumatic event in Frida's life. I know she says she's not a victim but a survivor, which she definitely is. However, it would be ñhard for me to believe that she doesn't have PTSD and anxiety at the very least, especially since none of the perpetrators were ever caught. I just find it extremely odd that she would want to play herself in the movie. I can't imagine putting myself back into demoralizing and exploitive scenes. She must have had one hell of a support team. I know I wouldn't have been able to reenact my own rape, especially in such a brutal way. Nevertheless, I'm glad she's still here to tell her harrowing story m.


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Country:

USA | Sweden

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 October 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Apartment 407 See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (HD)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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