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Director:  Michael Cory Davis
Screenplay:  Michael Cory Davis
Bulgarian Features
Burning Out
Stolen Eyes
Svetlanas Journey
The Meaning of Life
The Prince and the Pauper


Bulgaria, 2004, 40 min, color

Svetlana's Journey is a story about Stolen Innocence. The story is a gruesome retelling through recollections of a 13 yr. old girl after escaping the prison where she was held captive by pimps.

After losing her mother, and having no other family Svetlana was forced to live in an orphanage. She was adopted by a family whos sole purpose was to acquire her, so that they could turn around and sell her for $10,000 euro. Once this was achieved, she was tortured, manipulated, and abused by the pimp couple, so that she became a shell of a body, used 15 times a day by various gentleman buyers.

Her dignity, dreams, and hopes to live were all stripped from her. Faced with the knowledge that she was sold to this family for many years, she did the unthinkable to release herself from the dark forces that entered her life.

Michael Cory Davis is an American actor and director, born to two Jamaican parents. He began his career in the daytime soap opera All My Children, and he later guest-starred in three episodes of The Bold and the Beautiful in 2003 and 2004. He is the author of a novel and six screenplays. He made the film Svetlana's Journey as part of his work as Goodwill Ambassador for the Bulgarian organisation Face to Face. The film is his directors debut.
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