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Movie Review and Analysis Paper

Kaitlin McFarland

Sociology 201-001

Mrs. Cole

July 28, 2015

Abstract As you review this paper, you will find an overview of the movie “Nefarious: Merchant of Souls” with specifics on the issues that were presented from a wide variety of sources and countries. You will also find explanations about the various social problems that were highlighted in the movie, and I will give you insight into my personal opinions about the movie and how it affected me and impacted my outlook on the subjects presented in the movie.

Movie Review During our class time, we reviewed an inspirational movie called “Nefarious: Merchant of Souls.” This film is a documentary of modern day sex trafficking and slavery. Though out the movie the movie producers and directors travel to 19 countries that are centers for major sex trafficking including, Cambodia, Thailand, Moldova, Las Vegas and Amsterdam’s Red Light District with most of the women being sold coming from the Eastern European areas. This documentary goes beyond the black and white facts about the sex trafficking industry and how it works. They go beyond the factor of just poverty and how it meshes with prostitution and sex trafficking; it informs the audience of the law in different areas of the world. For example, prostitution is a legal act in Amsterdam. During the film the movie producers and directors take a trip down the Red Light District and film many girls standing in windows making sexual gestures to, in their hopes, to catch the eye of a man willing to pay them for sexual activity. The producers do a great job of investigating the harsh conditions that the girls have to go through during their work. There even has to be a panic button placed in most of the rooms to ensure the women are “safe” and so the men will not hurt the girls without her receiving “help”. These…...

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