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Based on 6 Reviews
critic reviews (6)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 40
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    This thriller about child sex trafficking is well-intentioned but dramatically stilted. show more

  • 38
    Farran Smith Nehme New York Post

    Aside from an additional 30 minutes or so of plot, Trade of Innocents offers no more than a middling episode of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit." show more

  • 25
    Slant Magazine

    Trade of Innocents is as much a piece of social-justice campaigning as it is a work unto itself, an important fact to remember when considering its many flaws. show more

  • 40
    Jeannette Catsoulis The New York Times

    Part infomercial, part public-service announcement, Trade of Innocents carries such a suffocating human-rights burden that it never had much chance of becoming an actual movie. Yes, child trafficking is horrific; but embedding your raise-the-alarm mission in a film this inept runs the risk of arousing more amusement than activism. show more

  • 30
    Village Voice

    Not for the first time in films, noble intent is at odds with aesthetics. show more

  • 30
    Ronnie Scheib Variety

    Unfortunately, with its unconvincing action, preachy script and flat performances, the picture winds up less moving than most typical journeyman documentaries on the subject. show more

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