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IN THIS WORLD

by Michael Winterbottom

synopsis

The film follows a young Afghan refugee Jamal Udin Torabi, through Iran, Turkey, Italy, France and finally to the UK, laying bare the perils and hostilities faced by asylum seekers from supposed 'developed' countries.

international title: In This World
original title: In This World
country: United Kingdom
sales agent: The Works International
year: 2002
genre: fiction
directed by: Michael Winterbottom
film run: 88'
release date: UK 28/03/2003, IT 04/04/2003, DE 18/09/2003, ES 24/09/2003, NL 16/10/2003, FR 29/10/2003, PT 31/10/2003, BE 26/11/2003, LU 28/11/2003
screenplay: Tony Grisoni
cast: Jamal Udin Torabi, Enayatullah
cinematography by: Marcel Zyskind
film editing: Peter Christelis
music: Dario Marianelli
producer: Andrew Eaton
production: BBC Films, Revolution Films, UK Film Council, The Film Consortium
distributor: ICA Films Distribution, Mikado (IT), Arsenal (DE), Vertigo (ES), Bright Angel Distribution (NL), Haut et Court (FR), LNK (PT)
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