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Film Info

Film Year: 2021

Film Duration: 17 min

Country: United Kingdom


Philipp Groth

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The story of gifted German runner Melat Kejeta is told through exclusive footage of her preparations for the 2021 Olympics in this experimental portrait documentary about a young refugee who has become a world-class athlete. To achieve her goal of a podium finish at the most important race of her life, she must defy both physical and mental adversity at the training camp in Kenya, just a stone’s throw away from the country she had to flee from nine years ago.