ILLÉGAL (2010)

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  • ILLEGAL Alternative

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A Russian immigrant who has been living and working in Belgium is worried that her illegal status means that she or her 14 year-old son Ivan will be exposed. When Tania is arrested and placed in an administrative holding centre she refuses to co-operate with the authorities. Threatened with deportation and desperate to be reunited with her vulnerable son, Tania battles a system with the odds stacked against her, fighting for her rights and her freedom.

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