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Love Child

6.8 / 57 votes

UK Cinema Release Date

Friday 6th November 2020

Estimated UK DVD/Blu-Ray Release Date

February-May 2021
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Contains infrequent strong language, domestic abuse and upsetting scenes. Suitable for 12 years and over.
Current Status:complete

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Genres:

Documentary, Drama

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Unknown

Runtime:

1 hour 52 minutes (approx.)

Movie Synopsis:

Tensions run high from the opening minutes of this film. A desperate man in Tehran speaks to the camera: "I'm not sure if, tomorrow, I'll be dead or alive." This is Sahand, who has been in a long-term adulterous relationship with Leila, despite Iran's threat of the death penalty for infidelity. Now, the couple is fleeing the country with Mani, their four-year-old love child. Danish documentary filmmaker Eva Mulvad follows the family as they go into exile in Turkey and then enter United Nations bureaucratic limbo. They have the bad luck to start their journey in 2012, just as the Syrian Civil War is creating a mass wave of refugees; their case is pushed further down the list. Sahand and Leila are sympathetic and compelling figures on screen, keeping control of their negative emotions, as many parents do with children around. But they are quick to display joy, as revealed by the film's small moments: a birthday party, buying a bicycle, getting a job. As the years go by, their fate rests.

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Love Child Cast

Mani

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Sahand

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Leila

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Ebru Salcioglu

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Halil Dönmez

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Mrs Tulay

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