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Lilya 4-Ever

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

RATING: 18

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.

Lilja 4-ever trailer

 

 
 

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