Thriller - Completed 2016

A sexual predator, employed to seduce and entrap stray young girls into a human traffiking operation, falls for one of his victims in this tough Dublin drama.

    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Thriller, Crime
    • Countries
    • Languages
    • Budget
    • 0.6 - 1 M$
    • Director(s)
    • Jason FIGGIS
    • Producer(s)
    • Matthew TOMAN, Jason FIGGIS (October Eleven Pictures)
    • Synopsis

    • "URBAN TRAFFIK opens with ruggedly handsome Adam (Damien Guiden) picking"
      "up homeless brunette Sue (Camila Correa Soya) in a Dublin cafe. He takes her back to his bedsit for warmth and a chat, where she candidly tells him her life story - how she's travelled to the city to ""find herself"" after leaving her parents' home under a"
      "dark cloud, and so on. He offers her a place to stay ... and inevitably he's having sex with her a short while later."
      "Adam is part of a well-oiled syndicate ran by Russell Crowe lookalike Dan (Anthony"
      "Kirwan). Dan's business is human trafficking."
      "It's a trade he oversees from his plush suburban home, as his right-hand-woman and"
      "sister Alex (Kojii Helnwein) takes orders from him and tries to keep his two lackeys - Frankie (Jordan Rennix) and Purcell (Stevie Greaney) - in line."
      "Their method of acquisition is quite simple: Adam picks up attractive strays from off"
      "the street. After having had his wicked way with them - a perk of the job, we're told - Alex supervises as Frankie and Purcell collect the girls from Adam's bedsit and hold them for a couple of weeks (where ""punters"" are welcome to test the merchandise, so long as they don't leave bruises) before selling them on to the International trafficking market as sex slaves."
      "Having ran this racket for four years, this team are nothing if not organised. But all of"
      "that is about to change. For a start, Alex doesn't take kindly to overhearing Frankie and Purcell gossiping about how Adam gets to “have the girls”. Adam is, after all, her partner. Not any more, as she kicks him out of her apartment without hesitation."
      "Works goes on regardless. And that's where the next complication arises: Adam"
      "picks up destitute Amy (Clare Murray) in the local park and takes her back to his fake bedsit, where she begins to tell him about her years of living on the streets ... and he develops feelings towards her."
      "Unbeknownst to him, Adam’s boss Dan is sleeping with his sister Annie (Claire"
      "Blennerhassett). Annie still lives in the family home, tending to her and Adam's dad's (George Bracebridge) needs. The dad has been left paralysed since suffering a severe beating which led to a stroke. By the sound of it, he deserved it: he was a violent man who raped his wife and daughters. Incidentally, it was Dan who gave him his life-changing hiding several years ago, effectively saving Annie's life ..."
      "While Dan plots to take Annie away from her humdrum life, Adam's life spirals further"
      "out of control as he tries to sever ties with a job he no longer has the heart for. From the offset, a happy ending seems incredibly doubtful ..."
      "JASON FIGGIS - Writer / Director"
      "MATTHEW TOMAN - Producer"