Provocative Drama 'Leave To Remain' Follows Trials & Triumphs Of Young Asylum Seekers In The UK

From Shadow and Act Fri Nov 23 2012, 18:34:55

From the director Bruce Goodison (Our War, My Murder) comes a new film titled Leave to Remain, which is described as a provocative coming of age drama about young people cut loose from society because they live in the UK as asylum seekers. In the UK, when an asylum seeker seeks leave to stay in the UK, its called "leave to remain," hence the title of the film; further, as the film's website states, this can be anything from a day to 3 years, and comes with restrictions on being able to work and getting an education. 3 teenagers forced to leave everything behind, learn to live alone in a hostile country. That country is the UK. Fighting for survival they form a...

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