[...] Sweden, a country-mecca, where a young Belarusian girl together with her mother seek refuge when escaping their homeland for fear of a flourishing human trafficking. But the country is not really willing to accept the outsiders from inferior parts of the continent as its own citizens and, what is more, makes the two women feel it intensely. Placed in a refugee camp, they have to face a complex legal reality. Obviously, the whole process can be shortened by finding a native husband quickly, a husband who is a warranty of obtaining a green card. [...] (Artur Zaborski, catalogue Wrocław 2011)
35mm | Farbe / colour
Madeleine Lundberg, Marcin Aziukiewicz
Magdalena Popławska, Kamila Nowysz, Simon Kassianides, Leila Haji, Fredrik Ohlsson, Anna Kulwik-Chojnacki, Mirjam Vöhrmann, Johann Neumann, Leif Backström, Irene Oryema, Grzegorz Kowalczyk, Alicja Iwanicka, Edward Iwanicki
Hob, Filmpool Nord, Republiken, Sonet Film
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Agnieszka Łukasiak - born 1978 in Wrocław, Poland. Emigrated to Sweden together with her parents in 1984. Returned to her homeland in order to study directing at the “PWSFTviT” film school in Łódź. Currently based in Stockholm and London.
MURZYNEK BAMBO (2000, short)
ALGERIA: THE NAMELESS WAR (2003, doc)
BORTGLÖMDA (2005, doc)