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Megan Griffiths presents to the viewer a film she directed also co-wrote the screenplay with the screenwriter Richard B. Philips about the journey of a young girl still fresh with youth as she is taken and thrown into the violent world of human trafficking in the mid 1990's. It is based on the true life story of a woman named Chong Kim. The film displays the talents of the stars Jamie Chung, Matt O'Leary, and Beau Bridges.

The film, Eden, was released theatrically in the US April 20, 2013 for all to see. It will be available to buy on DVD on June 11, 2013.

The idea for the movie was conceived by the screenwriter Richard B. Philips after he read about Chong Kim's experience of being kidnapped, sold, and escaping from a domestic trafficking ring. After contacting her, Chong Kim agreed to help him write the story for the movie, Eden.

It's the winner of the Audience Award at the SXSW Film Festival.

A young Korean-American girl named Eden who is abducted from her home in New Mexico and forced into prostitution by a human trafficking ring that is located outside of Las Vegas, Nevada. Standing in a line consisting of other young girls her age and maybe even younger she awaits her fate, a fate that no young woman should have to go through. A couple of men inspect each girl and chose the ones they see fit for their operations. Thrown into a world of sheer violence and prostitution she is forced to do exactly what she is told to or face punishments that will break her. After attempting to escape and then being caught, Eden must learn to adapt to her new life or suffer terribly at the hands of her captors, and in order to ensure her own safety and survival she begins to turn toward the power of influence as she climbs the ranks of the very organization that has imprisoned her.

Eden is an Drama movie that was released in 2013 and has a run time of 1 hr 38 min. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.6 and a MetaScore of 63.

Eden is available to watch free on Tubi TV and stream, download, buy on demand at Vudu, Google Play, iTunes, YouTube VOD online. Some platforms allow you to rent Eden for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

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| 2013 | 1 hr 38 min | 6.6/10 | 63/100
Cast
Jamie Chung, Beau Bridges, Matt O'Leary, Eddie Martinez
Studio
Centripetal Films
Director
Megan Griffiths
Produced By
Colin Harper Plank, Jacob Mosler
Language
English
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Also starring Jamie Chung