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Bruno Ulmer

France 2006, 90 min.

Bruno Ulmer used powerful and cinematic visuals that describe the violence and humiliation experienced from exclusion and the stressful living conditions of people who struggle for a better life


The film follows eight illegal immigrants from Romania, Morocco and Turkey on their constant roaming around in the streets of European cities like Rome, Paris and Amsterdam in search for work, something to eat or a place to sleep. They live on the darkest side of society, often risking their lives in prostitution depraved of their last bit of self dignity and morality. Shifty-eyed with wounded bodies and souls, they are constantly on the move and on the run from police authorities.

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