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by Ben Sharrock


An offbeat observation of refugees waiting to be granted asylum on a remote Scottish island. It focuses on Omar, a young Syrian musician who is burdened by the weight of his grandfather's oud, which he has carried all the way from his homeland.

international title: Limbo
original title: Limbo
country: United Kingdom
sales agent: Protagonist Pictures
year: 2020
genre: fiction
directed by: Ben Sharrock
film run: 113'
screenplay: Ben Sharrock
cast: Sidse Babett Knudsen, Amir El-Masry, Kenneth Collard, Vikash Bhai, Lewis Gribben, Kais Nashif, Grace Chilton, Cameron Fulton, Silvie Furneaux, Ola Orebiyi, Kwabena Ansah
cinematography by: Nick Cooke
film editing: Karel Dolak, Lucia Zucchetti
art director: Andy Drummond
costumes designer: Holly Rebecca
music: Hutch Demouilpied
producer: Irune Gurtubai, Angus Lamont
executive producer: Lizzie Francke, Ross McKenzie, Julia Oh, David Segal Hamilton
line producer: Wendy Griffin
production: Caravan Cinema, BFI (UK), Film4 (UK)
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