Baby Sellers

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Baby Sellers
Directed byNick Willing
Produced byMatthew O'Connor
Shan Tam
Robert Halmi Snr
Written bySuzette Couture
StarringJennifer Finnigan
Kirstie Alley
Arjun Gupta
Music byRich Walters
CinematographyBrian Johnson
Edited byAlison Grace
Distributed byLifetime Television
Release date
August 15, 2013
Running time
90 minutes
CountryCanada
United Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

Baby Sellers is a TV film starring Jennifer Finnigan, Kirstie Alley and Arjun Gupta exposing the dark world of international baby trafficking.

ICE agent Nic Morrison (Finnigan) investigates a corrupt US child adoption agency run by Carla Huxley (Alley) who acquires babies abroad illegally.

Production[edit]

Shot on location in Mumbai, India, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

United Nations Screening[edit]

Baby Sellers was invited by the UN to premiere in the Eco Soc Chamber on August 12, 2013 in front of 400 delegates, NGO's and ambassadors. After the screening, a panel of experts hosted a Q&A. Simone Monasebian, director of United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime chaired the panel which included Peter Edge, ICE Homeland Security deputy executive associate director, Greg Ramm, director of Global Programs for Save the Children, Robert Halmi, Snr, producer of Baby Sellers, and Jennifer Finnigan, star of the film.

Awards[edit]

Winner of Best Screenplay at the 2015 Canadian Screen Awards. A further six Nominations for Best Dramatic Mini-Series or TV Movie, Best Director, Best Editing, Best Costume and Best Leading Actress.

Ratings[edit]

Airing on Lifetime Television Baby Sellers topped Saturday night - Number 1 amongst cable networks with 2.139 million viewers, #1; 0.848 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating), #1[1]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "Saturday's Cable Ratings: Lifetime's "Baby Sellers" Tops Viewers, Demos". thefutoncritic.com. Retrieved 2017-04-17.