Life Overtakes Me

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Life Overtakes Me

refugee childhood trauma

Life Overtakes Me

Release Date: January 26, 2019

Year    :   2019
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Documentary
Production Companies    :   Camera Stylo Films
Director    :   John Haptas, Kristine Samuelson
Producers    :   John Haptas, Kristine Samuelson, Bonni Cohen, Lisa Kleiner-Chanoff, Ariane Wu
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Hundreds of refugee children in Sweden, who have fled with their families from extreme trauma, have become afflicted with 'uppgivenhetssyndrom,' or Resignation Syndrome. Facing deportation, they withdraw from the world into a coma-like state, as if frozen, for months, or even years.

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