Cert: 15 Year: 2000 Length: 77 mins
A young Russian woman arrives in Britain with her ten-year-old son. She mistakenly applies for political asylum and thus begins a desperate struggle for survival. Pawlikowski's graceful, economic style augments the perfect performances of Korzun and Considine. At last, a British film that has something powerfully pertinent to say about contemporary Britain.
Edinburgh Film Festival 2000, Winner Best New British Feature
BAFTA 2000 Winner Most Promising Newcomer
This is the best class of poetic realism, the kind you can believe in without a trace of hesitation.
Kenneth Turran , Los Angeles Times
You walk out of the theater curiously touched... Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times Inc
Find A Film
Search over 1275 films in the Keswick Film Club archive.
Keswick Film Club won the Best New Film Society at the British Federation Of Film Societies awards in 2000.
Since then, the club has won Film Society Of The Year and awards for Best Programme four times and Best Website twice.
We have also received numerous Distinctions and Commendations in categories including marketing, programming and website.
Links Explore the internet with Keswick Film Club