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The Discarded (2019)

Debt and unemployment are forces of oppression in Maggie's world in this gritty story of survival. When her ambitions of becoming a nurse are shattered, Maggie turns to The Program; a ... See full summary »

Director:

Piotr Skowronski

Writers:

Milosz Skowronski (co-writer), Piotr Skowronski (co-writer)
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Cast

Credited cast:
A.J. Aschaber A.J. Aschaber ... Officer Wyatt
Nick Biskupek ... Viceroy
David Crowe David Crowe ... Travis
Daniel Friedman Daniel Friedman ... Marco
Zara Jestadt ... Maggie
Neil Paterson ... Mason
Kate Alice Phillips Kate Alice Phillips ... Worker
Chisholm Pothier Chisholm Pothier ... Dr. Moreau
Rick Stolz Rick Stolz ... Kyle
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Debt and unemployment are forces of oppression in Maggie's world in this gritty story of survival. When her ambitions of becoming a nurse are shattered, Maggie turns to The Program; a short-term work commitment that promises financial freedom. But in The Program, the lines between freedom and slavery quickly blur as Maggie discovers the dark truth about life inside the work camps. Newcomer, Zara Jestadt delivers a gripping performance in this emotionally-charged cautionary tale of systemic decline in social equality and human rights.

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Drama | Thriller

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Waste of Time
9 August 2020 | by James19821See all my reviews

Slow movie, weak storyline, questionable acting and horrible direction. A couple nice shots in the film but that's about it. Save yourself time and skip this one.


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 August 2020 (USA) See more »

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