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Moving to Mars: A Million Miles from Burma, dir Mat Whitecross, 2009

Moving to Mars: A Million Miles from Burma

22 Jan 20103 Feb 2010

★★★★ Time Out

Two families take a remarkable journey in this documentary by Mat Whitecross (co-director of The Road to Guantanamo), which follows a group of Burmese refugees travelling from temporary camps in Thailand to their new home in Sheffield. Thaw Htoo, a civil engineer, becomes the focus of the film as he attempts to settle his family and friends and get a foothold in a new society. Everyday life becomes something extraordinary when seen through the eyes of these newcomers.

Read the full Time Out review.

dir Mat Whitecross, UK 2009, 84 mins, digibeta, subtitles


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