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2013 | Drama True Story

In 1994, Korean-American teenager, Hyun Jae, went to a bar in New Mexico where a handsome young man posing as a firefighter offered her a ride home. She was abducted and smuggled into Las Vegas where ... full plot below

U.S. Release Date

Eden release date was Wednesday, March 20, 2013. This was a New York release.

On DVD

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

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Screenwriter

Richard B. Phillips
Megan Griffiths

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In 1994, Korean-American teenager, Hyun Jae, went to a bar in New Mexico where a handsome young man posing as a firefighter offered her a ride home. She was abducted and smuggled into Las Vegas where she was imprisoned as a sex slave for two years. During her captivity, Hyun Jae (dubbed Eden by her captors) ensured her own survival by steadily carving out power and influence within the very organization that imprisoned her. Inspired by the complex and harrowing true story of human trafficking survivor Chong Kim, Eden peers into the darkest corners of America and attempts to discover the humanity within.
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Trivia & Production Notes

  • Eden made its world premiere at the 2012 SXSW Film Festival, where it won the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature and the Emergent Narrative Woman Director Award for director Griffiths. The film also played at the 2012 Seattle International Film Festival, where Chung won the Golden Space Needle Award for Best Actress.

Shooting Locations

  • August 2011: Seattle, Washington, United States

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