Flee

Sunday 27th March 5:00 PM - Rheged
Flee
Director:Jonas Poher Rasmussen
Cert:15 Year: 2021 Length:89mins
Country:Denmark Language:Danish
A painful secret, kept hidden for 20 years, threatens to derail the life that Amin Nawabi has built for himself and his soon to be husband. Recounted mostly through animation, Flee tells for the first time the story of his extraordinary journey as a child refugee from Afghanistan.

Thanks to Curzon Films

Critics

“Expressive animated documentary Flee beautifully illustrates the personal and universal struggles of a gay Afghan refugee”

André Hereford, Metro Weekly

“A triumph-of-the-human-spirit story as dramatic as the most finely wrought melodrama”

Mark Kermode

“A film which simply wouldn’t have worked in any medium but animation”

Robbie Collin

“This should be taught in schools.”

Ella Kemp

“A brilliant fusion of documentary filmmaking and striking animation to uniquely deliver a compelling true story, 'Flee' is simply extraordinary.”

The Jam Report

Score

85.29%

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