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299 Ratings

When We Leave

Die Fremde

Directed by Feo Aladag
Germany, 2010


When young Turkish-German woman Umay can no longer stand her husband’s ill-treatment, she flees from Istanbul with her five-year-old son into the arms of her family in Berlin.

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When We Leave Directed by Feo Aladag

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2010 | Winner: Label Europa Cinemas

São Paulo International Film Festival

2010 | 3 wins including: Best Feature Film (International Jury Award)

European Film Awards

2010 | 2 nominations including: European Discovery of the Year

Tribeca Film Festival

2010 | 3 wins including: Best Actress (Narrative Feature)

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