A night out with a prostitute in Cambodia can cost just $3 to $4 - the average price of a bowl of noodles at a hawker centre here.
That measly sum is just one element that is highlighted in the film 3.50, which former Nominated Member of Parliament Eunice Olsen, 36, has co-produced and acted in.
The film focuses on human trafficking in Cambodia and how young girls are forced into the sex trade.
A charity gala screening of the film, organised by the Singapore Committee for UN Women in partnership with W Singapore Sentosa Cove, will take place tomorrow at the high-end hotel. The ticket price is $3.50, a play on the film's title.
Ms Olsen came up with the idea for the film following a 2006 visit to a Cambodian trauma recovery centre, where she met girls who had been rescued from trafficking.
"These girls, who looked to be between five and six years old, were giving me a manicure, and I remember vividly that one girl's hand could just fit into my palm," said Ms Olsen in a phone interview with MyPaper.
"I assumed that they were the daughters of rescued sex workers but when I found out that these girls were the sex workers, I was shocked and horrified. I can't even begin to imagine how humans can be so repulsive."
Members of the public can catch 3.50 at The Arts House from April 12-16 and May 1-4.