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Zack and Miri And The Sex Industry On The Silver Screen
David Bax , November 21st, 2008 09:49

Can Kevin Smith regain his crown from Judd Apatow? David Bax doesn't think so. We also cast an eye over the numerous ways the sex industry has been portrayed on the big screen.


Lilja 4-Ever

Probably the grimmest of films about the sex industry, this follows the short and brutal life of Lilja who is forced by circumstances, society and uncaring family and friends into prostitution then the international sex trade. The bleakest moment of a bleak film comes when you realise that even the kindly John or trick, is basically raping a child. Should be compulsory viewing at all secondary schools.