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Joy (2018)

TV-MA | | Drama | 24 May 2019 (USA)
Joy, a young Nigerian woman caught in the vicious cycle of sex trafficking, is instructed by her exploiter Madame to supervise Precious, a teenage girl who is not ready to accept her fate.

Director:

Sudabeh Mortezai
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10 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Anwulika Alphonsus Anwulika Alphonsus ... Joy
Mariam Sanusi Mariam Sanusi ... Precious
Angela Ekeleme Angela Ekeleme ... Madame
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Storyline

Joy is a young Nigerian woman caught in the vicious cycle of sex trafficking. She walks the streets to pay off debts to her exploiter Madame, while supporting her family in Nigeria and hoping for a better life for her little daughter in Vienna. Joy struggles to understand her role in this merciless system of exploitation when she is instructed by Madame to supervise Precious, a teenage girl fresh from Nigeria who is not ready to accept her fate. Written by Freibeuterfilm

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

Austria

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

24 May 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dzoja See more »

Filming Locations:

Vienna, Austria

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Joy won the Best Film award at London Film Festival in 2018. See more »

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It was riveting
27 May 2019 | by enyiomeruahSee all my reviews

Please watch this story. It impacted me. I find myself thinking about the characters days after i watched it. I wont look at this situation the same way again.


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