Ticket to Paradise

Directed by Janus Metz.
Researcher & anthropological consultant Sine Plambech.
http://www.sineplambech.com/wordpress/films/

In a small village in the north east of Thailand there are two kinds of families. Those who have a daughter married to a Dane, and those who don’t. Sex work encompasses not only bar work in so called “sex cities”, but also marriage in Ticket to Paradise, as Thai women are faced with complicated choices in their struggles to provide for their families. (2008-59 min.)

In a remote fishing village in Denmar, 575 Thai women live, all married to Danes. 15 years ago no Thais lived there. But one – Sommai.

Other Works

Interview: Laxsmi Tripathi, hijra & sex worker rights activist
A Gram O’ Pussy with Duran Ruiz
“En El Fuego” In The Fire (Excerpt)
Creative Trafficking, a short film Operation Snatch created for Les Demimondes

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