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3.50 - Cambodia
  • Country: Cambodia
  • Director: Chhay Bora
  • Year: 2013
  • Duration: 107'

Inspired by real events, 3.50 is a multi-layered dramatic thriller that follows a foreign journalist, an underground doctor, a tuk-tuk driver, a street peddler, and a prostitute as they navigate the socio-economic tensions of modern-day Phnom Penh. The storyline focuses on the brash documentary filmmaker Rebecca, who stumbles onto the story of Jora, a 15-year-old village girl sold into prostitution. Rebecca investigates Vanna, the cruel female pimp operating in the lucrative virginity trade, where young girls are sold off to the highest bidders. Recklessly venturing deep into Phnom Penh’s sex industry, Rebecca spirals downward into a trap with deadly consequences.