A fascinating study of perseverance in the face of subhuman treatment. --Boyd Van Hoeij, Variety
WINNER - SACD Prize, Director's Fortnight --2010 Cannes Film Festival
This movie is even better than I expected. The filming was done beautifully, and the relationships between the characters are very moving. Read morePublished 9 months ago by PB
I have been a long-time fan of the Film Movement collection of foreign and indie movies (in fact, recently finally subscribed to it), and when I saw this one in the foreign movie... Read morePublished on March 5, 2012 by Paul Allaer
What's interesting to observe in this film is the way the director manages, with a subjective point of view, to transform a documentary into a fiction. Read morePublished on November 24, 2011 by Daniel S.
In real life, not in this delicate and highly emotional film, is less talk or debate about the core problem of migration or why do people want to settle far away from their... Read morePublished on July 25, 2011 by A. S. W.
While Hollywood spends billions turning out trash, low-budget films from the rest of the world address matters of importance. Read morePublished on July 16, 2011 by Allan M. Lees