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Cargo Reviews

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru
November 15, 2011
Suspenseful and captivating albeit not as unflinchingly horrifying as it could have been.
Full Review | Original Score: 6.9/10
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
October 21, 2011
What could have been a typically didactic message film instead resonates with thoughtful humanity.
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
October 20, 2011
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.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
October 20, 2011
An intense drama about human trafficking and the yearning for freedom.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Diego Semerene
Slant Magazine
October 20, 2011
Cargo can feel like a "film about human trafficking" from beginning to end.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Andrew Schenker
Village Voice
October 18, 2011
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.
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