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Eden (2012)

R | | Crime, Drama | 19 July 2013 (UK)
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A young Korean-American girl, abducted and forced into prostitution by domestic human traffickers, cooperates with her captors in a desperate ploy to survive.

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Megan Griffiths

Writers:

Richard B. Phillips (screenplay), Megan Griffiths (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
9 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jamie Chung ... Eden
Beau Bridges ... Bob Gault
Matt O'Leary ... Vaughan
Eddie Martinez ... Mario
Tantoo Cardinal ... The Nurse
Tracey Fairaway ... Abbie
Scott Mechlowicz ... Jesse
Roman Roytberg ... Ivan
John Farrage ... Avni
Laura Kai Chen ... Oma
Joseph Steven Yang ... Apa
Tony Doupe ... Greer
Russell Hodgkinson ... Dave
Bhama Roget Bhama Roget ... Janine
Jon S. Robbins Jon S. Robbins ... Bill
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A young Korean-American girl, abducted and forced into prostitution by domestic human traffickers, cooperates with her captors in a desperate ploy to survive.

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Innocence isn't lost, it's stolen. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing violent and sexual content involving human trafficking, language and drug use | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

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English | Chinese | Spanish

Release Date:

19 July 2013 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Abduction of Eden See more »

Filming Locations:

Douglas County, Washington, USA See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

'Jamie Chung' and Matt O'Leary both starred in Sorority Row (2009). See more »

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Late in the film, Bob Gault is told that his cell phone was located by GPS near the scene of the double murder that occurred early in the film. That requires a phone equipped with a GPS receiver, but the first GPS-equipped cell phone didn't reach the market until 1999, a few years after the film's era. Phones without GPS receivers may be located by tower triangulation. See more »

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References The Beverly Hillbillies (1962) See more »

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Incredible movie that sticks with you
6 August 2012 | by jennabrettSee all my reviews

Saw this movie at SIFF and STILL can't stop thinking about it. Script, direction, acting, and cinematography are all impeccable. The three leads are perfectly cast. Matt is desperate, hardened, and yet strangely likable. Jamie does a fantastic job as well in a role that requires serious vulnerability and emotional depth. Megan Griffith's directing is superb and the style and tone of the overall film is spot on. I was on the edge of my seat the entire time because the story is so captivating and hard to believe. I'm dying for this film to hit theaters, because it is so incredibly well done. I want to read the memoir it's based off of after seeing the lengths this girl went to to escape from captivity. Thank you for tackling this story and subject matter!


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