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Pilluarneq Ersigiunnaarpara

1h 40m Drama 2020

The award winning documentary Happiness Scares Me No More is produced for the National Board of Social Services in Greenland as part of the national campaign Killiliisa - Let us Set Boundaries.

Pilluarneq Ersigiunnaarpara is a documentary about two people who have both been exposed to sexual abuse during their childhood. Gukki Nuka (53) is an artist and is now going back to his hometown Uummannaq where the abuse of him took place. Kornelia (24) is struggling anxiety today but has broken the vicious circle and is fighting to get a life with the freedom she herself wanted as a child. Freedom to dream and freedom to fight for a secure life. A freedom that both Gukki Nuka and Kornelia have dreamt of. Through interviews with four mobile task force psychologists the situations and struggles of Gukki Nuka og Kornelia are not only put into context but the whole theme of sexual abuse is put into a more comprehensible and tangible context.

The documentary has a broad audience and can be watched whether you have a little or a big knowledge on the subject. However, the film is not suited for children under the age of 15. Children under 18 are to be accompanied by adults.


Greenlandic & Danish with English Subtitles



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