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Cargo (2011)

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A young Russian woman, smuggled into America by human traffickers, and a notorious Egyptian transporter, hired to drive her from the Mexican border to New York City, form an unlikely bond that transforms them and threatens to derail the traffickers' plans. -- (C) Official Site

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Critic Reviews for Cargo

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3)

What could have been a typically didactic message film instead resonates with thoughtful humanity.

October 21, 2011 | Full Review…

The film leans almost exclusively on the focused performances of its two leads, who create a credibly barbed chemistry that goes a long way toward distracting us from the film's low-budget deficiencies.

October 20, 2011 | Rating: 3.5/5

With the certainty of bad melodrama, Cargo moves gradually into superficial moral complexity, an inevitable display of heroics, and the perfunctory title card ensuring us that sex slavery is indeed a real-life problem.

October 18, 2011 | Full Review…

Suspenseful and captivating albeit not as unflinchingly horrifying as it could have been.

November 15, 2011 | Rating: 6.9/10 | Full Review…

An intense drama about human trafficking and the yearning for freedom.

October 20, 2011 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Cargo can feel like a "film about human trafficking" from beginning to end.

October 20, 2011 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Cargo

Very slow...nothing new really.

Cynthia S.
Cynthia S.

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