TRAPPED THE MOVIE
ABOUT THE FILM
Trapped the Movie is an upcoming feature film that tells the story of a fragile relationship between a mother and daughter, sex abuse, and sex trafficking in the United States. Set in the small town of Linton, North Dakota this film speaks about an issue that is ignored by all of us, simply because it’s a difficult issue to discuss with our teenagers.
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Trapped the movie takes place in a small American town, a bright-eyed and ambitious sixteen-year-old girl called Becky dreams of a horse farm of her own, following in the footsteps of her beloved grandfather.
But her mother Melissa, engulfed by loneliness and the torment of her relentless addictions is dangerously reliant on disreputable men who fuel her substance abuse.
Unfortunately, Melissa’s most recent companion is an individual with a shadowy past. A man whose intentions are far from humane. Melissa’s mounting neglect of Becky’s needs and the chaotic situation at home forces Becky to runaway; only to now find herself trapped in a dark and dangerous situation.
Simultaneously in a close by town, a tragedy unfolds as a young 16 year old girl mysteriously disappears. Frantic with worry, her parents issue a heartfelt plea to the public, clinging to the faint hope that their plea might reach their daughter’s abductor and facilitate the safe return of their precious child.
FILMING: Filming of the our movie Trapped ran from February through March of 2023 on location in Linton, North Dakota over a period of 30 days.
STYLE: Rural America during the winter season with a snow backdrop. Highlighting the life of North Dakota with midwestern elements. The trapped movie is a shockingly realistic portrayal of life in rural America.
“This film will help parents break the ice between them and their teenagers in starting a conversation about the dangers of speaking with strangers online, sex abuse, and sex trafficking. After watching this film, if one young girl or boy decides to not run away from home, we will be successful. ”
-Ejaz Khan, directer the Trapped film.
Will the fragile relationship between a mother and daughter survive a luring stranger?
Trapped the movie exposes the outcome.
Genre: Drama/ Suspense
Production Year: 2023
Country of Origin: United States
Approximate Runtime: 1 hour 55 minutes
Screen Ratio: 2.35:1
Sound Format: Surround Sound 5.1 and 7.1 Mix
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EJAZ KHAN | DIRECTOR, WRITER, & EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Ejaz Khan, hailing from a cinematic lineage in India, embarked on his artistic journey to New York in his early twenties. Now a renowned figure in both the wildlife and fashion photography spheres, Ejaz Khan has carved out a successful career in the heart of New York. His innate knack for capturing breathtaking visuals, along with his penchant for weaving compelling narratives through his work, has garnered considerable attention and respect within the industry.
Ejaz Khan possesses a deep affection for subjects that foster awareness. This passion resonates throughout his filmmaking, leading to the captivation of audiences across the globe. His film “Legacy” was recognized at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, where he was nominated for Best Director.
In addition, Ejaz’s debut feature film, “Before They Vanish” (formerly known as “Vanishing Knowledge”), has garnered widespread acclaim. The movie captures the struggles of a Vietnam War veteran who finds purpose, peace, and love in saving the Nokota horses. The film is hailed for its evocative storytelling and emotional resonance. His upcoming Trapped film will touch upon the rising crises impacting America’s youth and families. You can learn more about Ejaz’s work on his IMDb page at https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3722244/.
CO-WRITER: BARB SILBERNAGEL PRODUCER: JUNE MARIE DAVIS EDITOR & PRODUCER: JESSE LEBON