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227 Ratings

In This World

Directed by Michael Winterbottom
United Kingdom, 2002


A British docudrama directed by Michael Winterbottom, the film follows two young Afghan refugees, Jamal and Enayatullah, as they leave a refugee camp in Pakistan for a better life in London. Their journey is fraught with danger, and one of them will not make it to remain “in this world”.

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In This World Directed by Michael Winterbottom

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2003 | 4 wins including: Golden Bear

BAFTA Awards

2004 | Winner: Best Film not in the English Language

2004 | Nominee: Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film

European Film Awards

2003 | 3 nominations including: European Film

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