Flee, a film by Jonas Poher Rasmussen.
Flee is nominated for the Dragon Award Best Nordic Documentary at Göteborg Film Festival and selected for Sundance Film Festival 2021.
FLEE – synopsis
FLEE is the true story about a man’s need to confront his past in order to truly have a future. Amin arrived as an unaccompanied minor in Denmark from Afghanistan. Today, at 36, he is a successful academic and is getting married to his long-time boyfriend. A secret he has been hiding for over 20 years threatens to ruin the life he has built for himself. For the first time he is sharing his story with his close friend.
FLEE is an animated documentary film directed by the Danish/French film director Jonas Poher Rasmussen and produced by Monica Hellström, Signe Byrge Sørensen and Charlotte De La Gournerie. The film is 83 min and produced by Final Cut for Real, Sun Creature and co-produced by Vivment Lundi ! (France), Mostfilm (Sweden) and Mer Film (Norway).
Cinephil is handling World Sales.
FLEE is a CO-PRODUCTION WITH ARTE France, VPRO (The Netherlands)
It has received SUPPORT FROM
Ryot Films & Vice Studios, Danish Film Institute, Swedish Film Institute, Norwegian Film Institute, Nordic Film and TV Fond, Copenhagen Film Fund, West Danish Film Fund, The Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, Région Bretagne, Région Hauts De France/Pictanovo, CNC, Procirep + Angoa, DR, SVT, YLE, The Animation Workshop, Moviestar+, Fritt Ord, ERR, RTV Slo
Language: Danish, English, Dari, Russian, French