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Breath of Life

UK, 1992 (MIFF 1992)

Director: Navin Thapar

Against the continuing backdrop of imprison-nent and ill-treatment of political prisoners hroughout the Middle East, Breath of Life iepicts the emotional bond forged between six prisoners of conscience who find themselves sharing the same cell. Where there is no escape, no compassion, no humanity, the most mun-iane of aspirations can bring back hope...

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