Emile Beck
No place like home
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No place like home

No place like home

Emile Beck

2022
70 min.
Norway
Norwegian, English and Sinhala
Subtitles: Catalan and English

A young woman adopted by a Norwegian family wants to reconcile with her origins in Sri Lanka, an existential journey turned into an anti-corruption outcry.

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Show
Direction
Emile Beck
Executive Production
Carsten Aanonsen
Production
Karianne Berge
Music
Therese Aune
Editing
Erland Edenholm
Synopsis

Priyangika Samathie was born in Sri Lanka and adopted by a family in Norway when she was seven weeks old. The determination to search for her birth family turns a journey of reconciliation with her roots into a detective's quest. Priyangika wants to find out the truth, even if it is painful. Director Emily Beck accompanies Priyangika's investigation with sensitivity and empathy. The courage to confront the great taboos of adoption becomes an outcry against the abuse of power in Western countries.

About the direction
Emile Beck

Emile Beck

Director

Emilie Beck graduated from The Norwegian TV School (2015-2017) with a bachelor’s degree in documenta...

Awards and festivals

CPH:DOX
Denmark, 2022
Emile Beck
No place like home
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