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Listen (2014)

Kuuntele (original title)
Copenhagen. A police station. A foreign woman, wearing a burqa, is there with her young son to file a complaint. Yet, it seems the translator is not willing to report what she is telling.
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Cast overview:
Yusuf Kamal El-Ali Yusuf Kamal El-Ali ... Son
Zeinab Rahal Zeinab Rahal ... Mother
Amira Helene Larsen Amira Helene Larsen ... Translator
Nanna Bøttcher Nanna Bøttcher ... Police woman
Alexandre Willaume ... Police man
Peter Fog Jensen Peter Fog Jensen ... Policeman in office
Maria Yang-Busch Maria Yang-Busch ... Woman corridor
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A foreign woman in a burqa brings her young son to a Copenhagen police station to file a complaint against her abusive husband, but the translator assigned to her seems unwilling to convey the true meaning of her words. A tense, diamond-hard film about cultural isolation and bureaucratic ignorance.

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Denmark | Sweden

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Release Date:

7 April 2015 (USA) See more »

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