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Release Date: April 30, 2021

Year    :   2021
Slogan    :   «Waiting is a group effort.»
Genres    :   Drama, Comedy
Production Companies    :   Caravan Cinema, Film4 Productions, Screen Scotland, BFI, MUBI
Director    :   Ben Sharrock
Producers    :   Lizzie Francke, Julia Oh, Angus Lamont, Irune Gurtubai, Ross McKenzie, David Segal-Hamilton
Writers    :   Ben Sharrock
RunTime    :   104 mins.
Revenue    :   224405

An offbeat observation of refugees waiting to be granted asylum on a fictional remote Scottish island. It focuses on Omar, a young Syrian musician who is burdened by the weight of his grandfather’s oud, which he has carried all the way from his homeland.

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