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Doing Money (2018)

The story of Ana, a young Romanian woman, kidnapped and sold into a human trafficking ring.

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Lynsey Miller

Writer:

Gwyneth Hughes
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Cast

Credited cast:
Anca Dumitra Anca Dumitra ... Ana
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dragos Bucur ... Ionut
Turlough Convery ... Declan
Sergiu Costache ... Stefan
Madalina Craiu Madalina Craiu ... Laura
Sara Dylan ... Interviewer
Sanjay Ghosh Sanjay Ghosh ... Local Shopper
Tom Glynn-Carney ... Sean
Jonathan Harden ... Liam
Karen Hassan ... DC Rachel
Allen Leech ... Dougie
Mãlina Manovici ... Crina
Gwynne McElveen ... Niamh O'Donoughue
Ryan McParland ... Robbie
Corey Millar Corey Millar ... Passerby
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The story of Ana, a young Romanian woman, kidnapped and sold into a human trafficking ring.

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Official Sites:

BBC Media Centre [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 November 2018 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Doing Money See more »

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Production Co:

Renegade Pictures See more »
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Stereo

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Color
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Ionut: [Reading reviews about Ana on the brothel's website] Silent, no feelings. I can't fuck a girl like that, I want my girls to be lively. No stars... No enthusiasm, laid there like a block of wood. One star... Pretty enough, but she looks like a drug addict and her breath smells.
Ana: My teeth are broken in pieces.
Ionut: One star.
Ana: Of course my breath smells.
Ionut: People read these reviews, you know.
Ana: They are not people, they are assholes. And I am glad my breath smells.
Ionut: [to Ancuta] 30,000 euros?
[Indicating Ana]
Ionut: For...
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Shocking, essential
23 December 2018 | by paul2001sw-1See all my reviews

You would have hoped it was not possible for a young woman to be kidnapped on the streets of London and forced into slavery under threat to her family; but sadly this does happen, and 'Doing Money' dramatises one such real life story. It's an utterly horrific tale; the film is direct and un-fancy, but the sense that what we see is something close to pure evil is never far away, and the psychological hold that the perpetrators have over their victims is convincingly portrayed. In this case, the the pimps went to jail; but even to someone like me who normally favours a liberal approach to sentencing, their three-year sentences seem wholly inadequate. In telling this story, 'Doing Money' is truly shocking, but and essential viewing.


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