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Joy

Joy

2018 / Austria / 100 min / N-16
8.1
Total votes: 14, Average: 8.1
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Director(s) -

Sudabeh Mortezai

Screenwriter(s) -

Sudabeh Mortezai

Actors -

Joy Alphonsus, Precious Sanusi, Angela Ekeleme

Producer(s) -

Sabine Moser, Oliver Neumann

Cinematographer - Klemens Hufnagl
Editor(s) - Oliver Neumann
Composer(s) - Thomas Hohl
Sales agent - Films Boutique
Distributor -
Production company -
Dialogues - English, German
Subtitles - Lithuanian, English

Awarded for the Best film in London Film Festival it tells a story about a young Nigerian woman Joy caught in the vicious cycle of sex trafficking. She works in the streets to pay off debts to her exploiter Madame, while supporting her family in Nigeria and hoping for a better life for her little daughter in Vienna. Joy struggles to understand her role in this merciless system of exploitation when she is instructed by Madame to supervise Precious, a teenage girl fresh from Nigeria who is not ready to accept her fate.

Filmography

2014 – Makondas / Macondo

2010 – Lyčių mugėje / In the Bazaar of the Sexes

2006 – Pranašo vaikai / Children of the Prophet