OTOMO (1999)

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  • OTTOMO Alternative

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Drama. The story, based on fact and set in 1989, unravels what occurred during the last day of a West African man's life in bizarre circumstances. The man, a Liberian political refugee naned Otomo, applied for asylum, had his ticket checked during a tram journey in Stuttgart, and within two hours had stabbed two policemen to death, before being shot himself.

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