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'Trade': Botched Deliverynew

The film trudges on lethargically like one of its drugged characters, crossing the finish line with cliched resolution, ultimately doing an injustice to the sex trafficking story.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Matthew Schniper  |  10-16-2007  |  Reviews

No Exit in the Sex Traffic Lanenew

This drama about international sex trafficking is tremendously sincere but also brutal.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marrit Ingman  |  09-28-2007  |  Reviews

'Trade' Has Vague Basis at Bestnew

There are more than 300 million sex slaves in the United States, and this number is all the more alarming because I just made it up. Kinda like the "1,000,000" being trafficked across borders (ours? all international borders?) cited at the end of the film Trade.
Metro Silicon Valley  |  Richard von Busack  |  09-27-2007  |  Reviews

It's Hard to Make a Good Film bout Human Traffickingnew

Based on Peter Landesman's investigative work in The New York Times Magazine, Trade is its own undoing as it approaches terribly real issues with terrible movie clich├ęs.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Anders Wright  |  09-26-2007  |  Reviews

Whatever Rocks Your Boatnew

This trite German tale of youthful angst and sexual confusion is fashioned in the form of a torpid, slow-moving softcore fantasy.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marc Savlov  |  04-14-2006  |  Reviews

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