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A family of Polish immigrants lives in Sweden. One innocent lie triggers suspicions and leads to their daughter being placed with a foster family by social services. The parents undertake a dramatic fight to get their child back.

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Dariusz Gajewski
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Cast

Credited cast:
Agnieszka Grochowska ... Basia
Bartlomiej Topa ... Marek
Barbara Kubiak ... Ula
Ewa Fröling ... Anita
Tanja Lorentzon ... Harriet
Gerhard Hoberstorfer ... Björn
Jan Englert ... Lawyer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jotarkka Ahjokoski Jotarkka Ahjokoski ... Policeman
Alexandra Alegren ... Anita's Assistant
Maja Barelkowska ... Grandmother
Magdalena Boczarska ... Justyna
Bengt Braskered Bengt Braskered
Olech Drach Olech Drach ... Wasia
Sophia Eklund Sophia Eklund
Agnieszka Gustafsson Agnieszka Gustafsson
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A family of Polish immigrants lives in Sweden. One innocent lie triggers suspicions and leads to their daughter being placed with a foster family by social services. The parents undertake a dramatic fight to get their child back.

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Genres:

Drama | Thriller

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Country:

Poland | Sweden

Language:

English | Polish | Swedish

Release Date:

16 October 2015 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

Strange Heaven See more »

Filming Locations:

Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland See more »

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Production Co:

Takfilm,TVN,Agora See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Dariusz Gajewski and Agnieszka Grochowska are married and have a son together. See more »

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Political filmmaking about the morally superior country Sweden
18 March 2017 | by davidajgpSee all my reviews

This film sparked my interest from the get go with a highly controversial story. Right of the bat I should say that I'm Swedish and this is a film critiques my own country from a Polish perspective. I was worried that director was going to push his own opinions down the audiences throat. Which fortunately didn't happened. This is a film I strongly recommended to people interested governments role in ethics. Hopefully this film will bring up the debate about how sometimes Sweden's supposedly morally superior system also has some really big problems.


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