Swedes from the Slum

Direction
Year
2018
Country
  • Slovakia
Duration
78min
Audio Tracks
Subtitles

Some children have two parents, some have four. Two biological parents and two adoptive ones. The biological parents gave children their genetic make-up, the adoptive ones raised and prepared them for life. But which set of parents have influenced them more? Alex, Christofer and Erik are Slovak Roma who were adopted into Sweden in the 1990s. The film follows their journey back to Slovakia to visit their biological parents and to find answers to their questions: Who are we? Where are we from and why did our biological parents give us up? Do we look like them? On this journey, the camera records sometimes funny, sometimes emotional moments full of humanity.

Details

  • Original title
    Švédi z osady
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Katarína Farkašová
  • DOP
    Katarína Farkašová, Viera Bačíková, Martin Čech, Noro Hudec
  • Editing
    Zuzana Cséplő
  • Duration
    78 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
    2018
  • Country
    • Slovakia
  • Colour
    • Colour

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