Joy

Venice 2018
Giornate degli Autori
London BFI 2018
Best Film
Europa Cinema Label
Venice 2018
Hearst Film Award
Venice 2018
Austrian Oscar entry
2020

Joy

A Film by Sudabeh Mortezai

2018 - Austria - Drama - 2.39 - 100 min.

with Joy Anwulika Alphonsus , Precious Mariam Sanusi & Angela Ekeleme Pius

Language: Pidgin English
Produced by Oliver Neumann

Joy is a young Nigerian woman caught in the vicious cycle of sex trafficking. She works the streets to pay off debts to her exploiter Madame, while supporting her family in Nigeria and hoping for a better life for her little daughter in Vienna. Joy struggles to understand her role in this merciless system of exploitation when she is instructed by Madame to supervise Precious, a teenage girl fresh from Nigeria who is not ready to accept her fate.

Venice 2018
Giornate degli Autori
London BFI 2018
Best Film
Europa Cinema Label
Venice 2018
Hearst Film Award
Venice 2018
Austrian Oscar entry
2020

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