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This was so uncontrived, realistic, and unimposing. If you want to experience spring break from the POV of a young girl with all the nerves and excitement and horrors therein, this is your trip. Would show this to my son or daughter when I have one. Then I’m gonna chain my daughter to the couch for spring break.
Great sound design, direction, and lead performance from Mia McKenna-Bruce
This was more than just a film to me. Speaks to the most deeply disturbing aspects of human beings. I hope people can see how this is about more than just “them” — fascists, Nazis — it’s also about our condition — and you (me too ofc). Not only would you most likely be them in this scenario, if you had their bloodline or whatever, but you’re probably them right now in another context, if you considered every human and…
This was fine. I'm glad a film shines a light on this topic, and I hope it sparks legislation to protect victims of such crimes and crack down on the perpetrators.
Unfortunately the film is overdramatized and averse to nuance. Child trafficking is not just stealing screaming children. It's more often manipulating and exploiting teenagers in a grooming process, often by a person close to you, which isn't depicted here because the audience... wouldn't be sophisticated enough to understand that…