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‘Flee’ Trailer: Sundance Animation-Doc Chronicles Dramatic Refugee Tale


EXCLUSIVE: Here’s the debut trailer for Flee, Jonas Poher Rasmussen’s hand-drawn animation telling the true story of a man’s extraordinary journey as a child refugee from Afghanistan. The film is set to premiere in Sundance’s World Cinema Documentary competition tonight, January 28.

Riz Ahmed and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau will voice the lead roles in an English language version of the film, which will debut later this year, and the pair are also executive producers on the pic.

Flee is produced by Final Cut for Real in co-production with animation studio Sun Creature, Denmark, Vivement Lundi!, France, MostFilm, Sweden, and Mer Film, Norway. ARTE France and Vpro, Nederland. The film is supported and produced in association with VICE Studios and RYOT Films and Ahmed’s Left Handed Films.

Cinephil is handling international sales and 30West is handling North America. The pic was originally slated to premiere at Cannes in 2020.




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