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In this World

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7393.827/a (Published 12 April 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:827
  1. Anna Ellis, editor, studentBMJ (aellis@bmj.com)

    Directed by Michael Winterbottom

    UK release date: 28 March 2003

    US release scheduled for autumn 2003

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    If Dirty Pretty Things (BMJ 2002;325:1427) is about what happens to asylum seekers in the United Kingdom, then In This World is about how they get here.

    Sixteen-year-old Jamal (Jamal Udin Torabi) and his cousin Enayat (Enayatullah) leave a refugee camp in northern Pakistan for London. We're told that they are from Afghanistan, but not how they got to the camp or why they want …

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