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Directed by Clement Trehin-Lalanne

France 2014 8 mins. In French

Aïssa is Congolese, residing illegally in France. She claims to be a minor, but the authorities believe she is over 18, which means she could be deported. In order to establish whether or not she can remain in the country, a doctor gives her a physical examination.

Genres: Short



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