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Skin Trade is a american film of genre Drama released in USA on 7 november 2014 with Tony Jaa

Skin Trade (2014)

Skin Trade
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Released in USA 7 november 2014
Length 1h36
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Thriller,    Action
Rating57% 2.850132.850132.850132.850132.85013

Skin Trade is a 2014 action thriller film directed by Ekachai Uekrongtham, and starring Dolph Lundgren, Tony Jaa, Michael Jai White, and Ron Perlman. Lundgren wrote the film; along with Gabriel Dowrick and Steven Elder, while John Hyams performed uncredited script revisions. The film centers around New Jersey police detective Nick Cassidy, as he travels to Asia intent on killing the man responsible for murdering his wife and daughter, mobster Viktor Dragovic. He is also set on destroying Dragovic's human trafficking network.

Development started in 2007, after Lundgren read news about a group of girls being smuggled into the United States from Mexico. The girls were left in a vehicle along the border; trapped inside, they all succumbed to heat stroke and suffocation. Produced on a $9 million budget, the film was shot over 50 days in Canada and Thailand. It was the first film to be shot in English by an organization based in Asia (outside of Hong Kong) for an international theatrical release.

The film premiered at the American Film Market on November 7, 2014. A limited theatrical release followed, starting on April 9, 2015 in the United Arab Emirates, and succeeded by Thailand (on April 23); Malaysia (on April 30); and the United States (on May 8). The film received mostly negative reviews; particular criticism was aimed at Jaa's English, and at the film's scant focus on human trafficking. Skin Trade grossed $384 thousand at the worldwide box office. It was released through Video-on-Demand on April 23, 2015, followed by a Blu-ray and DVD release on August 25 later that year.

Synopsis

A Cambodian girl leaves her village for Bangkok. Upon arrival, she is kidnapped, drugged, and sold in the skin trade.

Actors

Tony Jaa

(Tony Vitayakul)
Ron Perlman

(Viktor Dragovic)
Dolph Lundgren

(Nick Cassidy)
Michael Jai White

(Reed)
Celina Jade

(Min, Tony's girlfriend. She works undercover as Tony's informant in Janko's nightclub.)
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