Holly: A Movie Detailing Sex Trade in Southeast Asia!
Recently released in Los Angeles with exclusive engagements in Beverly Hills, Long Beach, Westminster and Garden Grove, this unique indie film has been gained attention as “official selection” by the 60th Edinburgh International Film Festival; Rio De Janeiro International Film Festival; Amnesty International Film Festival; Hamptons International Film Festival; Montreal International Film Festival and more– as well as organizations like UNICEF!
Released by Priority Films, Slowhand Cinema Releasing and Redlight Children Organization
HOLLY is set in Cambodia and follows an American played by Ron Livingston– and is based on the true life experiences of Guy Jacobson who vacationed in Cambodia in 2002. This vacation exposed him to the world of child prostitution and he returned to the US determined to do something. The events and situations that Jacobsen had while on that vacation were recreated in this movie, Holly . This is a powerful movie that explains the economics of child prostitution in Southeast Asia– not just Cambodia but all over that region– and how prevalent it is and how many children are kidnapped or sold into slavery. Slavery exists today and it is Jacobson’s dream to use this film to motivate, push, chide and instigate change in hearts of people in the US and around the world to change this deplorable situation.
Here is the link to the trailer for HOLLY with Chris Penn’s final performance!
Ron Livingston talks about making the film
Behind the scenes of Holly
Here are a series of reviews on HOLLY
Jeffrey Lyons on HOLLY
The Hollywood Reporter Review
New York Sun
New York Daily News
See the movie! Ask your local art theater to bring this movie to your town! Make a difference and donate to this cause! You can help change the world– because all it takes for evil to triumph is for good people to do nothing.