In This World

29/09/2003
  |  Book Tickets: 22/06/2011
  |  Buy to Own: 29/09/2003
  |  Watch Now: 04/05/2010
  |  89 min
Rated 15 by the BBFC
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Synopsis

Michael Winterbottom's harrowing look at the extent refugees will go to to fiind a safe haven from their own country's brutal regimes. Afghan orphan, Jamal (Jamal Udin Torabi) and his older cousin Enayat (Enayatullah) embark on a hazardous journey to London from their refugee camp at Peshawar, north-west Pakistan. Having travelled overland to Turkey, they then have join other refugees in a shipping container along to cross the sea to Italy and then continue overland to London. Winterbottom used digital video, untrained actors and improvised dialogue to give the film a true feeling of how dangerous and how desperate the journey to safety is.

Contains strong language and ritual animal slaughter
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