“I’m numb. Cold. Empty.”

Holly, a 15-year-old girl in a school uniform, stands alone; insecure; isolated. A young girl craving attention and worth from parents who believe they’re giving her everything she needs, and yet are starving her of the thing she most desires: intimacy.

Starting the conversation

Here are some discussion prompts to explore these ideas further with others.

What is the role of parents in the ending of Child Sexual Exploitation?

How could the situation that Holly found herself in have been averted?

What will you do differently having watched this film?