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Market Value (2017)

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After fifteen years, Audrey is forced to share the truth regarding the circumstances surrounding her son's adoption.


Wendell Etherly


Wendell Etherly



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jules Bruff ... Audrey Stewart
Chandra Michaels ... Carrie Stewart
Noah McCarty-Slaughter Noah McCarty-Slaughter ... Brian Stewart
John Hoogenakker ... Eric Reese
Janet Ulrich Brooks ... Blythe Mitchell
Laura Stuart Obenauf Laura Stuart Obenauf ... Valerie Whitaker
Brian Shaw ... John Whitaker
Lia D. Mortensen ... Helen Whitaker
Bruce Spielbauer ... Richard Allen
Mildred Marie Langford ... Patrese (as Mildred Langford)
Andre Teamer ... Dr. Trotter
Eva Coleman ... Nichelle
Kelly Owens ... Ms. Brooks
Ruby Gonzalez ... Supervising Nurse
Puja Mohindra Puja Mohindra ... School Secretary


After fifteen years, Audrey is forced to share the truth regarding the circumstances surrounding her son's adoption.

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How far would you go to protect the well-being of a child?





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Release Date:

24 September 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Market Value See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »


Box Office


$20,000 (estimated)
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Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Wendell Etherly's debut feature film. See more »


In the courtroom scenes the camera seems to be constantly bumped as it moves up and down and side to side randomly. See more »

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A truly unique story and captivating characters are the key.
24 July 2019 | by banjorollSee all my reviews

I have never seen the subject of human trafficking dealt with in this manner. Market Value brings a truly unique story and vision to life through grounded and captivating characters. Wendell Etherly has done an outstanding job painting a picture that is not only believable but frightening. The love created in this modern family drama coupled with the consequences Audrey's choice brings to the world makes this gem of an indie well worth the watch. Stand out performances by the conflicted and loving partner Audrey, the private investigator and the litigator really take this one of a kind drama to another level. I was truly moved by the film.

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