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Life Overtakes Me (2019)

12세 이상 관람가 06/14/2019 (US) Documentary 39m


Hundreds of refugee children in Sweden, who have fled with their families from extreme trauma, have become afflicted with 'uppgivenhetssyndrom,' or Resignation Syndrome. Facing deportation, they withdraw from the world into a coma-like state, as if frozen, for months, or even years.

  1. Kristine Samuelson


  2. John Haptas


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  1. Henry Ascher

    Himself - Pediatrician and Professor, University of Gothenburg (as Henry Ascher MD)

  2. Nadja Hatem

    Herself - Immigration Attorney

  3. Mikael Billing

    Himself - Psychologist and Psychotherapist, BUP Asylum Psychiatric Unit

  4. Karl Sallin

    Himself - Centre for Research Ethics and Bioethics, Uppsala University (as Karl Sallin MD)

  5. Elizabeth Hultcrantz

    Herself - Professor Emerita, Linköping University (as Elizabeth Hultcrantz MD PhD)

  6. Gellert Tamas

    Himself - Author and Journalist

  7. Anne-Liis von Knorring

    Herself - Child Psychologist, Professor Emerita, Uppsala University (as Anne-Liis von Knorring MD)

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Life Overtakes Me
Life Overtakes Me

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Original Language English

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