Punctured Hope: A Story About Trokosi and the Young Girls' Slavery in Today's West Africa (2009) - Rotten Tomatoes

Punctured Hope: A Story About Trokosi and the Young Girls' Slavery in Today's West Africa (2009)

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Inspired by the true story of an irrepressible survivor. She was genitally mutilated and sexually abused for years when, as a virgin girl, she was enslaved to become a victim of the Trokosi practice. The story is based on the biggest form of slavery that exists today in the world.

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Critic Reviews for Punctured Hope: A Story About Trokosi and the Young Girls' Slavery in Today's West Africa

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A hugely well-meaning but painfully inept melodrama.

December 18, 2009 | Rating: 1.5/5 | Full Review…
Los Angeles Times
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Despite near-fatal drawbacks, Punctured Hope fulfills the stated ambitions of Pischiutta and producer Daria Trifu to teach and inspire discussion.

December 17, 2009 | Full Review…
L.A. Weekly
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