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FLEE tells the extraordinary true story of a man, Amin, on the verge of marriage which compels him to reveal his hidden past for the first time.
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Rashid Aitouganov ... Voiceover
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An animated documentary telling 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.

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Take On Me
Written by Magne Furuholmen, Morten Harket, and Pål Waaktaar
Performed by A-Ha
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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6 February 2021 | by MiguelAReinaSee all my reviews

The justification for the animation in this documentary is based on the concealment of the protagonist's face. Amin is an "unreliable narrator", who has based his life on lies to be accepted, as homosexual and refugee. A therapeutic journey to which we are invited to share Amin's memories (and some lies). At the end, we are moved and grateful for the courage of a man who didn't want to show his face but shared his soul.


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Denmark | France | Sweden | Norway

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English | Danish | Russian | Dari | Swedish

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13 August 2021 (Sweden) See more »

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