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340 Ratings


Directed by Philippe Lioret
France, 2009


Bilal is a 17-year-old Kurdish boy from Iraq. He sets off on an adventure-filled journey across Europe. He wants to get to England to see his love who lives there. The boy soon discovers that his trip won’t be as easy as he imagined…

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Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2009 | 3 wins including: Label Europa Cinemas

César Awards

2010 | 10 nominations including: Best Film

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

2010 | Winner: European Silver Ribbon

2010 | Nominee: Best European Director

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