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Someone Like Me

2021 1 h 19 min
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TRIGGER WARNING: This film contains scenes depicting homophobia and violence, which may be disturbing to some viewers. Someone Like Me follows the parallel journeys of Drake, a gay asylum seeker from Uganda, and a group of strangers from Vancouver’s queer community who are tasked with supporting his resettlement in Canada. Together, they embark on a year-long quest for personal freedom, revealing how in a world where one must constantly fight for the right to exist, survival itself becomes a victory.

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TRIGGER WARNING: This film contains scenes depicting homophobia and violence, which may be disturbing to some viewers.

Someone Like Me follows the parallel journeys of Drake, a gay asylum seeker from Uganda, and a group of strangers from Vancouver’s queer community who are tasked with supporting his resettlement in Canada. Together, they embark on a year-long quest for personal freedom, revealing how in a world where one must constantly fight for the right to exist, survival itself becomes a victory.
  • writer
    Sean Horlor
    Steve J. Adams
  • director
    Sean Horlor
    Steve J. Adams
  • producer
    Shirley Vercruysse
    Teri Snelgrove
  • line producer
    Jennifer Roworth
  • director of photography
    Farhad Ghaderi
    Blake Davey
  • editor
    Graham Kew
  • composer
    Edo Van Breemen
    Johannes Winkler
  • sound designer
    Oscar Vargas
  • additional photography
    Bryce Zimmerman
    Mike Dinsmore
    Vince Arvidson
    Jeremy Cox
    Alfonso Chin
  • location sound recordist
    Alex Shamku
    Oscar Vargas
    Xavier Prat
    Sandor Gyurkovics
    Jeff Henschel
    David Pullmer
  • technical coordinator
    Wes Machnikowski
    Luc Binette
  • senior production coordinator
    Nathan Conchie
  • assembly editor
    Freya Maude
  • researcher
    Melissa James
  • production assistant
    Eli Morris
    Frankie Tear
    Katy Tooth
  • sound assistant
    Milena Salazar
  • translation
    Amos Kambere
    LAT Multilingual Translation & Marketing
  • colourist
    Sam Gilling
  • online editor
    Serge Verreault
  • re-recording mixer
    May Guimaraes
    Kevin Morales
  • musician
    Jeffrey Innes
  • end credits
    Jason Lau
  • featuring
    Emily
    Marlon
    Aheri
    David
    Shira
    Anthony
    Kay
    Chris
    Adam
    Michael
    Brenda
    Drake
    Issa
    Rayan
    Conrad
  • studio administrator
    Carla Jones
  • marketing manager
    Kay Rondonneau
  • publicist
    Katja De Bock
  • legal counsel
    Peter Kallianiotis
  • executive producer
    Shirley Vercruysse

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