‘Flee’ tells the story of Amin Nawabi as he grapples with a painful secret, he has kept hidden for 20 years, one that threatens to derail the life he has built for himself and his soon to be husband.
Recounted mostly through animation to director Jonas Poher Rasmussen, he tells for the first time the story of his extraordinary journey as a child refugee from Afghanistan.
The best documentaries have to have suspense and tension as part of the film's arc and ‘Flee’ has that in spades.
Fifth in The Guardian’s 50 best films of 2021 in the US – “remarkably humanising and complex”.
Please note that this film was incorrectly certified as a PG in our printed brochure. It is a 15.