Omar, a charismatic Afghan teenager, is at the point of having his refugee status decided, when the arrival of a boy from back home threatens to change everything. Forced into a position where the outcome may be the difference between life and death, his only options are to tell the unbelievable truth or to tell a good story? For Omar, and thousands like him, the asylum system is a cruel game of chance. Based on real-life stories, Leave to Remain is a coming of age drama that depicts a world hidden from view. Featuring a soundtrack by the award winning band Alt-J, this provocative debut feature from BAFTA winner Bruce Goodison, introduces an ensemble cast of emerging talent, young refugees and acclaimed actor, Toby Jones.
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The film was filmed on location in both East Ham (London) and Wales. See more
Written by Jordan Edwards-Wilks & Jonathan Mensah
Performed by Jords
Produced by Jaes
Published by Jordan Edwards-Wilks & Creative Influence
Sound Master courtesy of Creative Influence See more