Human Trafficking (TV miniseries)


Human Trafficking (TV miniseries)

"Human Trafficking" is a television mini-series about an agent going undercover to stop an organization from trafficking people, and shows the struggles of three trafficked women. It premiered in the United States on Lifetime Television on October 24 2005 and later aired on CityTV in several major Canadian markets. It starred Mira Sorvino, Donald Sutherland , Rémy Girard and Robert Carlyle.

On May 2 2006, Muse, with the permission of Lifetime, released a DVD of the entire mini-series, which also included deleted scenes not shown on the Lifetime airing. The DVD also includes interviews with the cast, interactive resources, and scene selections. The DVD is labeled Not Rated by the MPAA due to the enhanced violence of the deleted scenes.

Cast

*Mira Sorvino - Agent Kate Morozov
*Donald Sutherland - Agent Bill Meehan
*Rémy Girard - Viktor Tagarov
*Isabelle Blais - Helena Votrubova
*Laurence Leboeuf - Nadia Tagarov
*Vlasta Vrana - Tommy
*Céline Bonnier - Sophie
*Mark Antony Krupa - Andrei
*Lynne Adams - Ellen Baker
*David Boutin - Frederick
*Emma Campbell - Samantha Gray
*Sarah-Jeanne Labrosse - Annie Gray
*Robert Carlyle - Sergei Karpovich

Awards and nominations

Golden Globes

*"Best Actress In A TV Movie or Mini-Series": Mira Sovino("Nominated")
*"Best Actor In A TV Movie or Mini-Series": Donald Sutherland ("Nominated")

Emmy Awards

"Human Trafficking" has been nominated for three Emmy Awards, one in Creative Arts for Best Music and two for Primetime
*"Best Actor In A TV Mini-Series": Donald Sutherland
*"Best Supporting Actor in a Mini-Series": Robert Carlyle.

Gemini Awards

"Human Trafficking" also won 3 Gemini Awards:
*Best Dramatic Mini-Series (Michael Prupas, Christian Duguay, Irene Litinsky)
*Best Costume Design (Marianne Carter)
*Best Production Design or Art Direction in a Dramatic Program or Series (Guy Lalande)

It was nominated for 2 other Gemini Awards:
*Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series (Isabelle Blais)
*Best Sound in a Dramatic Program (Michel B. Bordeleau, Natalie Fleurant, Louis Gignac, Hans Peter Strobl)

Other facts

*Every scene shown in New York City was actually Montreal.
*A Canadian/UK TV production "Sex Traffic" tackled the same subject in 2004.
*This program will be broadcast in Hong Kong on TVB Pearl starting May 152006
*This program is currently showing on Sky One in the UK.
*This program aired on Channel 7 in Australia
*This program aired on TVI in Portugal
*Stated during the credits, Human Trafficking is the world's third most profitable organization, right below illegal guns and drugs.

External links

* [http://www.ungift.org UN.gifT] - Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking
*imdb title|id=0461872|title=Human Trafficking
* [http://www.lifetimetv.com/movies/originals/humantrafficking.html Link and trailer]
* [http://www.amnestyusa.org/stopviolence/trafficking/index.html related campaign link]


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