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POV Season 33
Feature Film | 09/14/2020 | 82 Mins

With adultery being punishable by death in Iran, a young couple make the fateful decision to flee the country with their son Mani. Love Child is an intimate love story about an illicit family on a journey to seek asylum in Turkey and start a new life. Official Selection, Toronto International Film Festival.

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Film Credits —

  • Eva Mulvad Director
  • Sigrid Jonsson Dyekjær Producer

Critical Acclaim —

“Mulvad’s film is one of the most absorbing dramas of the year. That it’s real only makes it’s an object of further fascination, fear, and raw hope.”

— Kate Erbland, IndieWire