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POV Season 33
Trailer | 09/14/2020 | 3 Mins

With adultery being punishable by death in Iran, a young couple make the fateful decision to flee the country with their son. Love Child follows the new family on their life-threatening journey to seek asylum in Turkey, and witnesses a mother’s heart breaking fight to keep her family together and secure a future for her son.

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Film Credits —

  • Eva Mulvad
  • Sigrid Jonsson Dyekjær

Critical Acclaim —

“Love Child is an inherently touching story that adds a poignant dimension to the refugee story with the theme of survivor's guilt. Every story is unique and every one of them is vital.”

— Musanna Ahmed, Film Inquiry