I Am Slave

Only hope can set you freei


I Am Slave
A British Channel 4 television drama, recut as a film. It takes a look at modern-day slavery in Britain, where poor women are exploited as maids, typically by foreign diplomats. The main character is a young woman, born a princess, who is taken as a child and sold into slavery. She ends up housebound in England, desperate to escape. Help and hope arrives in an unexpected form.

77 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Language, Violence).
Thriller, On the art circuit

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Credits

Cast
Wunmi Mosaku, Isaach de Bankolé, Lubna Azabal, Yigal Naor, Hiam Abbass, Nonos Anozie
Director
Gabriel Range
ScreenplayJeremy Brock
MusicHarry Escott, Molly Nyman
CinematographyRobbie Ryan
EditingBrand Thumim
Sound formats
SA distributorSter-Kinekor
Made in2010
Produced byAltered Images, Borough Picture Company, Potboiler Productions, Slate Films

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageSome
NudityNone
SexBrief
ViolenceSome
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsA drama about contemporary slavery (exported from Sudan).
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Kavish Chetty quote iconTortured and torturous ...
5
Cape Times
Michael Rechtshaffen quote iconLasting, harrowing impression
10

What the People say

Internet
96 Netizens quote iconFittingly bleak depiction of modern day slavery
14

Average .. 48%

10

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