Trade of Innocents
Trade of Innocents (2012)

In the back streets of a tourist town in present-day Southeast Asia, we find a filthy cinder block room; a bed with soiled sheets; a little girl waits for the next man. Alex (Dermot Mulroney), a human trafficking investigator, plays the… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: August 2, 2012
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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

The film fills up its hour-and-a-half harmlessly enough, but nothing's really memorable. Which is rather, bitterly, ironic.

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Marsha McCreadie
Village Voice

Not for the first time in films, noble intent is at odds with aesthetics.

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Tomas Hachard
Slant Magazine

Trade of Innocents is as much a piece of social-justice campaigning as it is a work unto itself, an important fact to remember when considering its many flaws.

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Farran Smith Nehme
New York Post

The movie screams of a low budget and pedestrian vision ...

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Roger Moore
Tribune News Service

A middling thriller wrapped around a compelling lecture about the child sex trade in Southeast Asia...

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Yes, child trafficking is horrific; but embedding your raise-the-alarm mission in a film this inept runs the risk of arousing more amusement than activism.

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Maitland McDonagh
Film Journal International

A message movie whose only subtlety is found in the portrayal of Adderly, a sexual predator who actually believes in some twisted way that he loves the children whose childhoods he's destroys.

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Cynthia S.
3 1/4 stars--Good message in the storyline, but somehow doesn't quite do what it was intended. Good acting by Dermot. Mira I can barely stand, though. She… More