Keswick Film Club - Flee

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Sunday 27th March 5:00 PM


Director: Jonas Poher Rasmussen Country: Denmark
Cert: 15 Year: 2021 Length: 89 mins Language: Danish

Audience Reaction

Score: 85.29% Attendance: 40



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


open_quote Expressive animated documentary Flee beautifully illustrates the personal and universal struggles of a gay Afghan refugee close_quote André Hereford, Metro Weekly

open_quote A triumph-of-the-human-spirit story as dramatic as the most finely wrought melodrama close_quote Mark Kermode

open_quote A film which simply wouldn’t have worked in any medium but animation close_quote Robbie Collin

open_quote This should be taught in schools. close_quote Ella Kemp

open_quote A brilliant fusion of documentary filmmaking and striking animation to uniquely deliver a compelling true story, 'Flee' is simply extraordinary. close_quote The Jam Report



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