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Life Overtakes Me (2019)

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In the grip of trauma, hundreds of refugee children in Sweden withdraw from life's uncertainties into a coma-like illness called Resignation Syndrome.

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Kristine Samuelson, John Haptas (co-director)
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Hundreds of refugee children in Sweden, who have fled with their families from extreme trauma, have become afflicted with 'uppgivenhetssyndrom,' or Resignation Syndrome. Facing deportation, they withdraw from the world into a coma-like state, as if frozen, for months, or even years.

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English

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14 June 2019 (USA) See more »

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Sweden

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Expected much more
23 June 2019 | by nanakitschSee all my reviews

A few years ago I read a lot about resignation syndrome and found it so interesting. But today, when I watched this documentary, I felt it has no depth. If you found the topic interesting, google to know more.


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