'Hope' in Apeldoorn, Hilversum and Groningen
Road movie about young Nigerian woman Hope who sets outs on a dangerous journey straight across the desert to reach Europe and its prosperity, hoping for a better future. When she is harassed by armed men, Leonard from Cameroon stands up for her. Together, they continue their trip and a romance flourishes between them, despite the precarious situation. For his debut movie, director Boris Lojkine worked with amateur actors whose experiences in life are similar to those of the film’s protagonists.
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