Tag: prostitution

Finding a Western husband is not the cure to all pains

Spanning a ten-year period, Heartbound tells the stories of Thai women who realise their dream of marrying a Western man.

The pioneer of long-term filmmaking

Helena Trestikova’s work epitomises the innovative role of long-term filmmaking, and the inextricable link between big and little histories.

The heart of darkness

The Cambodian Room takes us into the uncompromising and claustrophobic world of D’Agata’s search for the intrinsically human.

Our time is sick with eros

We are all obsessed with the universal law of morality. But in this film they make love without feelings; they cannot love; their power is to become their wound – one of the girls sees her actions as a slow death. But the film also turns the savage moments into a prayer.

A claustrophobic world

The camera gets exceedingly close to the women in this film. They are prostitutes whose lives are almost devoid of hope. Some are young, some are old and some are even children.