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Love Child

Denmark | 2019 | 112 min. | G

Love Child

Denmark | 2019 | 112 min. | G


A desperate man in Tehran speaks to the camera: ‘I’m not sure if I’ll be dead or alive tomorrow.’ This is Sahand, who has been in a long-term adulterous relationship with Leila, despite Iran’s threat of the death penalty for infidelity. Together with Mani, their love child, they flee to Turkey, but get stuck in limbo, with every application to flee to Europe getting pushed down the list. And in this endless waiting we see their relationships change and grow through the smallest of events.


LANGUAGE: Farsi, Danish

SUBTITLES: Lithuanian, English




Chicago International Film Festival – Best Documentary

Director: Eva Mulvad

Cinematography: Eva Mulvad, Lea Glob, Morten Ranmar

Editing: Adam Nielsen

Producers: Eva Mulvad, Sigrid Jonsson Dyekjær, Sidsel Lønvig Siersted

Eva Mulvad


2019 – Love Child
2019 – A Cherry Tale
2017 – A Modern Man
2010 – The Good Life
2006 – Enemies of Happiness
2006 – Kolonien

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