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“Magnus Gertten has managed to make a film full of warmth and human presence, even a beautiful film, if one may say so, given the subject matter.” – Ystads Allehanda

A powerful, character-driven documentary that charts the arrival ‘in1945’ of a ship full of camp survivors at the peaceful harbour town of Mälmo, Sweden.

Disembarking to freedom are Irene, a bedraggled ten-year old girl, Ewa, a baby cradled in her mother’s arms, and newly- orphaned teenager Joe.

Interspersing rich archive footage from the voyage with present-day interviews from the leading characters, director Magnus Gertten – whose father witnessed the historic docking as a boy – weaves a poignant, human story about how even the most savage cruelty can be redeemed by the overwhelming kindness of strangers.