Life Overtakes Me (2019)

TV-PG   |    |  Documentary, Short

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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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John Haptas , Kristine Samuelson

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21 June 2019 | alice-kugelberg
| Wish it was more in depth
Very important documentary. Would have been great with added interviews with the Swedish migration center and politicians. It felt so hopeless seeing those children and feeling like yes this documentary informed us about this but what if it could have actually made a difference politically?

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Documentary | Short


Release Date:

14 June 2019


Swedish, Ukrainian, English

Country of Origin

Sweden, USA

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