100-Word TIFF: “Whores’ Glory”

Whores’ Glory pulls in a triptych of stories from Thailand, Bangladesh and Mexico to document varying levels of horror. The opening section, following women working in Bangkok, is filled with uncomfortable moments as they are selected from a glass-panelled “fish tank” while customers haggle over their worth. But this pales next to Bangladesh, detailing the claustrophobic, abused and stifled lives of these women – while the Mexican section chronicles a life where personal choice is balanced with drug addiction and blocked opportunity. A powerful, gut-wrenching piece – but it often lacks control and context, and a search for real answers.

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About alfla

Playwright, screenwriter, sometime improv enthusiast and full-time television lover. You know, in THAT way.
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2 Responses to 100-Word TIFF: “Whores’ Glory”

  1. H.E. ELLIS says:

    Wow…that’s intense. I don’t know if I have the courage to watch it. Does look good, though.

    • alfla says:

      It’s very interesting, but like I said a bit unremittingly depressing. Could have used some more narration or non-prostitute interviewees to give us more of an idea of the broader context in which this is happening. As a look at their day-to-day life, though, it’s very interesting.

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