Life Overtakes Me (2019)


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Henry Ascher
Himself - Pediatrician and Professor, University of Gothenburg (as Henry Ascher MD)
Nadja Hatem
Herself - Immigration Attorney
Mikael Billing
Himself - Psychologist and Psychotherapist, BUP Asylum Psychiatric Unit
Karl Sallin
Himself - Centre for Research Ethics and Bioethics, Uppsala University (as Karl Sallin MD)
Elizabeth Hultcrantz
Herself - Professor Emerita, Linköping University (as Elizabeth Hultcrantz MD PhD)
Gellert Tamas
Himself - Author and Journalist
Anne-Liis von Knorring
Herself - Child Psychologist, Professor Emerita, Uppsala University (as Anne-Liis von Knorring MD)


Hundreds of refugee children in Sweden, who have fled with their families from extreme trauma, have become afflicted with 'uppgivenhetssyndrom,' or Resignation Syndrome. Facing deportation, they withdraw from the world into a coma-like state, as if frozen, for months, or even years.

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