Journey of Hope (1990)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Adventure Drama, Docudrama  |   Release Date - Apr 26, 1991 (USA)  |   Run Time - 115 min.  |   Countries - Switzerland  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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Synopsis by Jason Ankeny

Xavier Koller's fact-based drama chronicles the hardships suffered by a family of Turkish farmers who sell all of their worldly possessions in order to fund an escape to the greener pastures of Switzerland. En route, they fall prey to a group of smugglers, who direct them to access Switzerland via an illegal and dangerous mountain pass.



survivor, danger, escape, family, freedom, immigrant, journey, mountains, smuggling, struggle, totalitarianism