- Reviewed from the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.
Tender and evocative, this animated documentary by Jonas Poher Rasmussen finds deep compassion in a refreshing new format.
Archive footage is interspersed with artwork that reveals the story of Amin (a pseudonym) in a safe, yet open and affecting manner. His family’s escape from Afghanistan during the 1990s and subsequent dispersal over Europe via human trafficking routes is something he has never been able to speak honestly about, and in turn he has felt the burden of his trauma for many years. Flee pieces together an eloquent tapestry of his experience and offers Amin a poetic and profound resolution.
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