Limbo Movie

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Who's Involved:

Sidse Babett Knudsen, Angus Lamont, Kais Nashif, Amir El-Masry, Vikash Bhai, Kwabena Ansah, Ben Sharrock, Ola Orebiyi, Irune Gurtubai

Release Date:

Friday, April 30, 2021 Limited

Runtime: 1 hr, 44 m
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

Centers on Omar (Amir El-Masry), a young Syrian musician who is burdened by his grandfather’s oud, which he has carried all the way from his homeland.

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Who stars in Limbo: Cast List

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Who's making Limbo: Crew List

A look at the Limbo behind-the-scenes crew and production team.



Irune Gurtubai
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Production: What we know about Limbo?

Key Facts

  1. Reflecting the complexity of the movement of people across borders has been a long-held passion for director and writer Ben Sharrock, who spent time working for an NGO in refugee camps in southern Algeria and living in Damascus in 2009 shortly before the outbreak of the Syrian civil war. There, he formed a network of friends whose personal stories inspired the film.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2021 - March: The film was set to Completed  status.

Limbo Release Date: When was the film released?

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Limbo was a Limited release in 2021 on Friday, April 30, 2021. There were 11 other movies released on the same date, including Triumph, The Mitchells vs. The Machines and The Virtuoso.

As a Limited release, Limbo will only be shown in select movie theaters across major markets. Please check Fandango and Atom Tickets to see if the film is playing in your area.

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