Limbo

Limbo

Limbo

Omar is a promising young musician. Separated from his Syrian family, he is stuck on a remote Scottish island awaiting the fate of his asylum request.

2021Rating: M, Mature themes and coarse language104 minsUKBritish Film Institute (BFI)
Drama

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Limbo | Reviews

83%12 reviews

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

His ability to deftly balance comedy with pathos, and to imbue even minor characters with texture and depth, marks Sharrock out as a noteworthy talent.

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Variety

Variety

Limbo sincerely and intelligently finds its own way.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

A timely feel-good fable about the kindness of strangers.

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

A deadpan look at the unbearable loneliness of being... Limbo feels, appropriately, caught between two genre worlds.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

Sharrock's irreverent tone turns Farhad's journey into a strange and involving one.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Sharrock's tale feels almost like a small miracle with its defiant stance against exploitative hopelessness.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Both heartbreaking and heartlifting.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

This is not a typical tale of the immigrant experience.

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Little White Lies

Little White Lies

Despite its use of humour, this is a hard-hitting film...

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

There's something rather limited about (Sharrock's) alternation of dry fish-out-of-water gags and scenes of people staring forlornly into the barren middle distance.

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