PREVIEW: Europa (12A)

WHO’S IN IT?

Adam Ali (film debut), Erfan Rashid (film debut), Svetlana Yancheva (The Sinking of Sozopol), Pietro Ciciriello (The Cézanne Affair), Mohamed Zouaoui (Domino Effect)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Haider Rashid (It’s About to Rain), director, writer, producer, editor; Sonia Giannetto (film debut), writer, editor; Jacopo Caramella (film debut), cinematographer

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Kamal (Ali) is a young man who has fled Iraq and headed towards Europe. However, at the Turkish-Bulgarian border, he is forced to hide in the woods from a group of mercenaries that are ruthlessly hunting down migrants…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

The dangerous life of an Iraqi migrant is shown in grimly disturbing detail in this tense and dramatic thriller, which was selected (but ultimately not shortlisted) by the country for this year’s International Feature Film Oscar.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 18TH MARCH 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE, AND AVAILABLE TO RENT/BUY ON DIGITAL PLATFORMS, INCLUDING AMAZON PRIME VIDEO

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