Best Narrative Feature
Palm Springs International Film Festival
Brutal yet sensitively rendered, putting a human face, if a fictional one, on an issue that rarely gets one. Almost Dickens for the 21st century.
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Based on the award-winning international bestseller by Patricia McCormick and starring Gillian Anderson and David Arquette, SOLD tells the story of a 13-year-old Nepalese girl who is trafficked from a peaceful, rural village to the brothels of Kolkata, India. One extraordinary girl’s story becomes both a call to action and a testament to the power and resilience of the human spirit. Directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Jeffrey Brown, this extraordinary story illustrates the brutality of child trafficking, which affects millions of children around the globe every year.

Played at

Royal, 10.27.16 - 10.27.16
Monica Film Center, 4.12.16 - 4.12.16
Rated PG-13
Runtime: 95 min
Language: English

Director: Jeffrey D. Brown
Cast: David Arquette, Gillian Anderson, Tillotama Shome

  • Nominee, Best Narrative Feature, Palm Springs International Film Festival
FEATURED REVIEW: Joyce Kulhawik, RogerEbert.com
The girl is 13 years old from a small mountain village in Nepal, but we know she is about to be trafficked as a sexual slave within minutes of the opening scenes of "Sold," an arresting film based on Patricia McCormick's novel which puts the spotlight on a horrible truth hi...