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Night Trade

Australia, 2001 (MIFF 2002, Documentary)

Director: Barbera Karpinski

With Big Brother's Johnnnie Cass in the role of Gigolo, this dramatised doco explores the world of Sydney sexworker Sasha Nikolovic. After leaving war-torn Yugoslavia to avoid being drafted, he reflects on the impact of the conflict and leaving his homeland and family.

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