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Leave to Remain (2013)

Section: International Competition of European First Films

Omar, a charismatic Afghan teenager, is at the precarious juncture of having his refugee status decided when the arrival of a boy from back home threatens to change everything. Forced into a position where the outcome may be the difference between life and death, his only options are to tell the unbelievable truth or to tell a good story. For Omar and the thousands like him who arrive alone and scared to our shores each year, the asylum system is a cruel game of chance.

CountryU.K.
Year2013
Duration89 min
Rating15
LanguageEnglish
SubtitleCzech
Directed by Bruce Goodison
Screenplay Bruce Goodison, Charlotte Colbert
Director of Photography Feliex Wiedemann
Music ALT-J
Edited by Andrew Hulme
Contact Kate Cook, James Levison

Biography

Bruce Goodison (1964) is a British screenwriter, director and producer. He's a recognized and award-winning documentary and TV filmmaker. Among others, he has directed Our Sam (2003), The Flight That Fought Back (2005), Our War (2011), and My Murder (2012). He's also collaborated on TV series, e.g. Ten Days to War (2008). The drama Leave to Remain (2013) is his directorial feature live-action debut.

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Don't overlook

24. 4. 2017

This year, Swiss Cinema will be presented at 57th International Film Festival for Children and Youth in Zlín. A total of 30 films for children and youth will be featured in the section called "Welcome to Switzerland", named after the Swiss film of the...


11. 4. 2017

This year´s festival issue will take place from May 26 to June 3, 2017.

 

 


7. 4. 2017

“It is sensational at Pippi’s! We can do what is not allowed at home, “ enthuses one of the friends of the famous red headed rebellious girl Pippi Longstocking. If you’d like to be reminded of how sensational it is at Pippi’s or what sort of...