Sound of Freedom exposed child trafficking and rocked Hollywood

"Sound of Freedom," the movie that Netflix, Hollywood and Amazon rejected for Reporting child trafficking


The film Sound of Freedom, released July 4 in theaters in the United States Together, it was a success with a gross of $40 million. The film, starring Jim Caviezel, has as its central theme the trafficking of people in Latin America.

Despite its relevance and quality, Sound of Freedom did not gain the support or support Platforms like Netflix and Amazon refused to produce or distribute the film without giving any explanation.

Actor Mel Gibson has shown his support for the production and also Find among the most talked about topics on social networks.

Sold as a conservative thriller, it is based on a true story, that of the former Department of Homeland Security Special Agent Tim Ballard, dedicated to combat sex trafficking of children. Ballard took up this fight by founding Operation Underground Railroad, a nonprofit organization based in the city. in the United States.

Producer Eduardo Verástegui attributed the refusal to a lack of interest or Courage on the part of large companies to address such a sensitive problem and real as child trafficking. "It's a film that disturbs, annoys, It hurts, but at the same time it's necessary," he said.

According to El Farandi, during the premiere of Sound of Freedom, he grossed around $14.2 million during U.S. Independence Day celebrations United States.

The agency notes that the film earned an additional $18.2 million between the Friday and Sunday, competing at the domestic box office with Insidious: The Red Door ($32.6 million) and Indiana Jones and the Dial of Fate. ($26.5 million).

It should also be noted that this film, directed by Alejandro Monteverde and produced by Eduardo Verástegui, it is shown in 2,850 North American cinemas, number lower than the previous ones. In the case of Insidious, at 3,188. While Indiana Jones is available in 4,600 theaters.

He also said that they receive messages from all over the country with information about crowded movie theaters. There is also talk of spontaneous applause with sold out from many quarters aimed at Sound of Freedom.

Motivational writer Tony Robbins, composer, actor and producer Carlos Ponce and fellow composer Alexander Acha, son of Emmanuel, joined supporters of the film. Variety magazine, for its part, highlights its Success despite the fact that, he says, he did not get a millionaire promotion.

Actor Jim Caviezel, known for his role as Jesus Christ in The Passion of Cristo, plays Ballard and said it was his most important film since directed by Mel Gibson. Caviezel urged audiences to watch the film and To be aware of the serious problem of trafficking in children, which affects millions of people around the world.

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