The Turn Out
|The Turn Out|
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|Directed by||Pearl Gluck|
|Produced by||Pearl Gluck Ildiko Szollosi|
|Written by||Pearl Gluck
Barbara FreemanJames Gagne, Jr.
|Starring||James Gagne, Jr.
Regina WestervillerKatie Stottlemire
|Music by||Chris Rattie|
|Edited by||Kristan Sprague|
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The Turn Out is the first feature length narrative film from director Pearl Gluck. The film aims to raise awareness of women's agency and victimization, highlighting that the majority of women committing these "crimes" of solicitation are forced into it.
Plot[edit | edit source]
Set in a small town in Southern Appalachia, a trucker named Crowbar comes to the realization that he has become a part of a sex trafficking ring after he engages with an underage victim. He must make the crucial decision of whether or not her will stand up against trafficking at his truckstop.
Cast[edit | edit source]
The cast of The Turn Out includes people who's experiences in sex trafficking inspired the film.
- James Gagne, Jr.
- Regina Westerviller
- Katie Stottlemire
- Christopher Mele
- Heather Caldwell
- Marlo Tinkham
- Andre Gribou
- Luzer Twersky
Production[edit | edit source]
The Turn Out is based on research which spanned over two years with the help of local outreach and awareness efforts of many organizations, including Athens Child Advocacy Center in Ohio. The script of the film was written based on true stories shared by survivors of trafficking and childhood sexual abuse, truckers, and advocates.
References[edit | edit source]
- "The Turn Out - Post Production". Kickstarter. Retrieved 2017-11-07.
- "Palinka Pictures – "IF YOU WANT TO TELL THE UNTOLD STORIES, IF YOU WANT TO GIVE VOICE TO THE VOICELESS, YOU HAVE TO FIND THE LANGUAGE." – SALMAN RUSHDIE". palinkapictures.com. Retrieved 2017-11-07.
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