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HD Not rated Colombia, Denmark, Finland 2014 12 min
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A woman in a burqa brings her son to a police station to file a complaint, but the translator is unwilling to convey the true meaning of her words.

Director

Rungano Nyoni, Hamy Ramezan

Producer

Valeria Richter, Helene Granqvist

Cast

Nanna Bøttcher, Yusuf Kamal El-Ali, Amira Helene Larsen

Music

Kristian Eidnes Andersen

Cinematography

Lars Vestergaard

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A foreign woman in a burqa brings her young son to a Copenhagen police station to file a complaint against her abusive husband, but the translator assigned to her seems unwilling to convey the true meaning of her words. A tense, diamond-hard film about cultural isolation and bureaucratic ignorance.

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