Girl Lost

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Girl Lost
GirlLostPoster.jpg
Girl Lost Official Poster 2018
Directed byRobin Bain
Produced byRobin Bain
Leah Cevoli
John Swon
Written byRobin Bain
StarringJessica Taylor Haid
Felix Ryan
Robin Bain
Emily Cheree
Irena Stemer
Misha Suvorov
James Seaman
Music byAnoice
Takahiro Kido
CinematographyIan Campbell
Edited byLouie Cohen; lead editor
Ian Campbell
Distributed byCinema Epoch
Release date
Running time
95 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Girl Lost is a 2016 American drama and tragedy film written and directed by Robin Bain.[3]

Girl Lost was filmed on location in Los Angeles, California and was released by Cinema Epoch on Amazon Prime Video in 2018. The film quickly became the #1 trending movie on Amazon Prime Video in June 2018.[4] In addition, Girl Lost held the position as the #1 most popular movie on Tubi during the months of June and July 2018.[5]

Beyond the film's domestic release, Girl Lost has been released internationally in the United Kingdom[6], Germany[7] and Japan[8].

Plot[edit]

Girl Lost explores underage prostitution in the seedy underbelly of Hollywood. The film brings to light the very real tragedy of sex trafficking in the United States.[9]

Girl Lost follows the life of 15-year-old, Shara, who is lured into prostitution by her own mother. Finding herself homeless and alone, the wayward teen turns to the only option she believes she has... Selling her body and her soul.[10]

Cast[edit]

  • Jessica Taylor Haid as Shara
  • Felix Ryan as Jamie
  • Robin Bain as Kim
  • Emily Cheree Dye as Bridgette
  • James Seaman as Louie
  • Irena Stemer as Madame Yeva
  • Misha Suvorov as Sero
  • Evana Alexeeva as Alin
  • Daniel Wojack as Stosh

Film development[edit]

Girl Lost was partially funded on Kickstarter under the working title Nowhereland.[11][12] Cinema Epoch, the film's distribution company, changed the name to Girl Lost upon the release of the film in 2018.[13]

The sequel[edit]

A sequel to Girl Lost is in production and set for release in the summer of 2019.[14]

Critical reception[edit]

Girl Lost is the recipient of thirteen independent film festival awards[15]. The film received a 5/5 star rating from reviewer FilmFervor.com in which the article states, "This is just an amazing film. Perfectly executed in every way. Outstanding."[16]

Girl Lost has garnered worldwide attention on YouTube with over 2.3 million views of the Official Girl Lost Trailer thus far.[17]

While still in development and raising funds on Kickstarter, Girl Lost, under the working title, Nowhereland, was honored as "Project of the Day" on IndieWire.[18]

Awards[edit]

Year Association Category Work Result
2016 23rd Annual IFS Los Angeles Film Festival Best Picture[19] Nowhereland Won
2016 Best Dramatic Feature Film Nowhereland Won
2016 Audience Choice Award Nowhereland Won
2016 Accolade Global Film Competition Award of Recognition, Dramatic Impact[20] Nowhereland Won
2016 Award of Recognition, Women Filmmakers Nowhereland Won
2016 Award of Recognition, Writing - Robin Bain Nowhereland Won
2016 Award of Recognition, Direction - Robin Bain Nowhereland Won
2016 The IndieFEST Film Awards Award of Recognition, Women Filmmakers[21] Nowhereland Won
2016 Award of Recognition, Writing - Robin Bain Nowhereland Won
2016 Award of Recognition, Direction - Robin Bain Nowhereland Won
2017 Los Angeles Film Review Independent Film Awards Silver Award, Writer & Director - Robin Bain[22] Nowhereland Won
2017 Guerilla MovieMaking Awards (GMMA) Festival Best Film, Director - Robin Bain[23] Nowhereland Won
2019 Brufifest Brujo's Film Festival Best Director - Robin Bain[24] Girl Lost Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://twitter.com/girllostmovie/status/722850732265725952?lang=en
  2. ^ Girl Lost on Amazon Prime Video
  3. ^ filmcourage.com interview Robin Bain interview filmcourage.com
  4. ^ twitter.com screenshot #1 Trending Movie on Amazon Prime Video
  5. ^ twitter.com screenshot #1 Most Popular Film on TubiTV.com
  6. ^ Amazon UK
  7. ^ Amazon Germany
  8. ^ Amazon Japan
  9. ^ facebook.com Official Facebook Page
  10. ^ facebook.com Official Facebook Page
  11. ^ kickstarter.com Official Kickstarter page for Nowhereland/Girl Lost by Robin Bain
  12. ^ Filmcourage (22 July 2015). "'Out of 188 Kickstarter Supporters I Knew Roughly 30' NOWHERELAND Filmmaker Robin Bain on Crowdfunding Over $34k in 2014 - Film Courage". Film Courage.
  13. ^ filmcourage.com Interview with writer and director Robin Bain
  14. ^ girllostmovie.com Girl Lost 2: 48 Hours in Los Angeles – The sequel
  15. ^ IMdb.com Festival Awards
  16. ^ filmfervor.com Nowhereland by Robin Bain – Review by Kevin Kincaid
  17. ^ youtube.com Official Girl Lost trailer
  18. ^ IndieWire.com Project of the Day: Nowhereland July 7, 2014
  19. ^ "Independent Filmmakers Showcase Award Winners (2016)".
  20. ^ "Accolade Competition Award Winners (2016)".
  21. ^ "The IndieFEST Film Awards Winners (2016)".
  22. ^ "Los Angeles Film Review Independent Film Awards (2017)".
  23. ^ "Guerilla MovieMaking Awards (GMMA) Festival (2017)".
  24. ^ "Brufifest Brujo's Film Festival (2018)".

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