Limbo

UK 12 Certificate
In cinemas
July 30, 2021
Director
Runtime
1 Hour 44 Minutes
Genre
Comedy, Drama
Language
English
From MUBI
infrequent strong language, racism, references to sex and sexual violence

Set on a fictional remote Scottish island, Limbo tells the story of a group of new arrivals awaiting the results of their asylum claims. It centers on Omar, a young Syrian musician who, thousands of miles from home, finds himself trapped by guilt, regret and the grief that he carries for the loss of his former identity. Separated from his family and burdened by a plaster cast on his arm, Omar wanders the epic landscapes searching for answers to a complex past and daunting future.

But while he is stuck there, he isn’t alone. In between brief long-distance conversations with his parents and passing interactions with oddball locals, Omar and his new flatmates attend outrageously misjudged ‘cultural awareness’ classes, binge Friends boxsets, and debate attending the local open mic night, all the while waiting for the delivery of letters that will ultimately determine their future.

Last updated
August 22, 2021

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Film trailer

LIMBO - Official UK Trailer - In Cinemas Now - On MUBI September 23

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