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Hidden Away 2014 15

96 mins Spain Director. Mikel Rueda

In the bathroom of a crowded nightclub, Ibrahim, a 14-year old Moroccan boy, crosses paths with Spanish teen Rafa. Although they exchange only a fleeting glance, the encounter has a profound effect on the pair. As his friends try and set him up with a local girl, Rafa’s thoughts remain with Ibrahim. Meanwhile, Ibrahim finds himself isolated in the big city, treated like an outsider, with the threat of deportation hanging over his head. When the two boys meet again, they form a close bond and decide to work together to find a way for Ibrahim to escape his fate and live the life he wants.

Against a backdrop of societal pressures and racial tensions, Mikel Rueda’s arresting debut boasts two charming performances from its young male leads, expertly capturing the fears and excitement of first love

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Directed by

Mikel Rueda

Featuring

Joseba Ugalde

Adil Koukouh

Germán Alcarazu

Genres

Romance Drama

Collection

BFI Flare presents

Certificate

15 strong language, sex references

Released

2014

Country

Spain

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