Loosely based on a true case, this film examines the issues of human trafficking and sexual slavery.
DIRECTOR: Lukas Moodysson
NOTABLE APPEARANCES: Oksana Akinshina
DATE OF RELEASE: 2002
COUNTRY: Sweden, Denmark
LANGUAGE: Russian, Swedish, English
RUNNING TIME: 109 mins
KEY THEMES/ ISSUES: Sexual slavery, prostitution, human trafficking
Lilja is 16 years old. Her only friend is the young boy Volodja.
They live in a poor village in Estonia, fantasizing about a better life. One day, Lilja falls in love with Andrej. He is going to Sweden, and invites Lilja to come along and start a new life.