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Limbo

Director / writer: Maria Sødahl
2010, Norway / Trinidad+Tobago
English and Norwegian, with English subtitles
Narrative feature 105 minutes

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A Norwegian woman, Sonia, and her children join her husband in 1970s Trinidad, where he is stationed as an engineer in the oilfields. Sonia soon begins to feel like a stranger in a place where she’s not allowed to be herself but instead has to live the idle life of an expat wife. When Sonia discovers her husband is involved with a Trinidadian woman, her world falls apart and she must find a way to mend it.

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Maria Sødahl spent a year as a child in Trinidad, which was the inspiration for Limbo. She has directed television dramas, documentaries and numerous short films in her native Norway, winning several national and international awards. Limbo is Sødahl’s first feature film as a writer and director.

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Tue 04 Oct 4.30pm, MovieTowne

Date: Sun 17 Jul, 2011
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