Leave To Remain

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Three teenagers seek asylum in the UK, leaving behind all that they once knew in the hope of a safer life. But with their refugee status still undecided, they must bravely face the unforgiving system that will ultimately decide their fate. Based on true stories.

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Critic Reviews for Leave To Remain

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (3)

  • Goodison displays a sure, Shane Meadows-like touch with his lively unknown leads, and finds eloquent, cinematic ways of describing their hopes, dreams and fears.

    Jun 19, 2014 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

    Mike McCahill

    Guardian
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  • This intense, no-fi asylum seeker drama manages to make a big noise with a very small drum.

    Jun 19, 2014 | Rating: 3/5
  • A convincing attempt to give a voice to some of Britain's most marginalised residents.

    Jun 17, 2014 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • Whilst it may falter at times, Leave to Remain does prove a compelling watch and gives voice to a group who rarely have one.

    Mar 25, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • With improv-style performances, using stories based on real-life experiences, this film has a strong blast of authenticity to shine light on a big issue.

    Jun 24, 2014 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • If the more melodramatic strains of the script (co-written with Charlotte Colbert) are occasionally at odds with the cast's naturalistic input, the overall picture remains convincing and engaging.

    Jun 22, 2014 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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