Moving to Mars

Director: Mat Whitecross | Countries of production: United Kingdom | Year: 2009 | Length: 87 min
Language: English | Age: 12+ years

Moving to Mars tells the moving and often humorous story of two refugee families from Burma.

Forced from their homeland by the military junta, they have lived in a Thai refugee camp for many years. A resettlement scheme offers them a chance of a new life in Sheffield, UK.

This feature length documentary depicts their struggles to make a new home in 21st century Britain, with insight into displaced people in the UK and the consequences of Burma’s political unrest.

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