Life Overtakes Me
Life Overtakes Me

Life Overtakes Me

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Life Overtakes Me

Directed by: John Haptas, Kristine Samuelson

USA/Sweden, 2019, 40m

English/Swedish

East Coast Premiere/2nd U.S. Screening

The stress of escaping your country as a refugee is overwhelming for an adult. It is even worse for a child. In recent years, several hundred refugee children in Sweden have withdrawn into the stress-related Resignation Syndrome, a sort of “willed death,” remaining in a coma-like state for months or even years.

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