A Great Trip to a Small Country

    • Mariana Viñoles
    • Uruguay
    • 106 min
    • World Premiere
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    In 2014, in response to a humanitarian emergency, Uruguayan President José Mujica launched a government program to host Syrian war refugees settled in Lebanon. This film follows the lengthy adaptation process of two Syrian families from the very first meeting between filmmaker and main characters in a refugee camp in Lebanon, as they leave their landscape and traditions behind, in order to begin life anew, in a small, faraway country about which they knew nothing, called Uruguay.

    Credits

    Director
    Mariana Viñoles
    Production
    Micaela Solé for Cordon Films

    Contact

    World Sales
    Micaela Solé for Cordon Films
    Festival Handling
    Micaela Solé for Cordon Films

    More information

    Spoken languages
    Arabic
    Spanish

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    IDFA history

    2015
    Supported with €14000 for Classic: Production & postproduction

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