"Director Alex Meillier weaves a tale of bravery and selfless devotion" - Joel Arnold, NPR

"A dramatic, present-tense, cloak-and-dagger tale of belonging, identity, and revolution. See it now, before Hollywood gets to it." - Bilge Ebiri, New York Magazine

"Compelling blend of political documentary and romance...deeply personal and inspirational" - Josh Ralske, Moviemaker Magazine

"Larger-than-life once forbidden affair, revolutionary triumph, and suspenseful political espionage." - Nina Strochlic, The Daily Beast

"Compelling and undeniably convincing in it’s approach…an incredible documentation of teamwork, love, political activism and a nation’s brutal fight to be free." - Jennifer Szulman, Review Fix

"A testament to the strange, universal language of love" - Susanna Locascio, Hammer to Nail

"This inspiring and enlightening documentary about an extraordinary wholly engaging and incredibly absorbing." - Jennifer Tate, View London

"Immediately immersive…a moving testimony to love of country and of kindred spirits." - Amber Wilkinson, Eye for Film

"Extraordinary love story…told with incredible intimacy" - Caroline Frost, Huffington Post UK

"This is one of the most incredible films I’ve ever seen." - Judy Gelman Myers, Director Talk

"The scenes are unrefined and compelling, the music powerful, and the story deeply moving. It’s not until the film ends 80 minutes later that I stop to take a breath and wipe away the wet tears that have been streaming down my face." - Kristy Barratt, Australian Times UK

"Expertly edited and shot...a saga bursting with intrigue, love and adversity." - Benjamin Meyer, The Music, Australia

"Far from a dry history lesson by talking heads...a gripping narrative replete with intrigue, suspense, and an unlikely love story." - Claire Connors, The Thousands, Australia

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Ager Meillier Films Inc.
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