Made in Bangladesh

Rubaiyat Hossain, France, 2019

94 min.FeatureDrama

Shimu, a young factory worker in Dhaka, Bangladesh joins the workers’ union after the death of a co-worker in an accident. Shimu finds herself to be finding a new voice and purpose by attending workers union meetings. She begins to join forces with her friends at the factory so they can raise their voices together. Shimu must put up a strong fight at home with her unemployed husband who wants to control her mobility, and at the factory where it becomes growingly difficult to pursue the union.
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Original title Made in Bangladesh
Danish title Made in Bangladesh
Director Rubaiyat Hossain
Screenplay Rubaiyat Hossain, Philippe Barrière
Producer Francois a'Artemare, Ashique Mostafa
Director of Photography Sabine Lancelin
Editor Raphaëlle Martin-Holger, Sujan Mahmud
Sound Jacques Pedersen
Composer Tin Soheili
Appearance Rikita Nandini Shimu, Novera Rahman, Deepanwita Martin
Production country France, Bangladesh, Denmark, Portugal
Domestic distribution Øst for Paradis
International sales
Danish theatrical release 28.11.2019
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 11
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Production company
Executive Producer Les Films de l'Aprés Midi
Co-production Beofilm, Beofilm ApS, Midas Filmes, Cinema Cocoon
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut, Eurimages, Centre National de Cinéma L'image Animée, Sørfond, Church World Service, EZEF, Bestles Fond, 3F's Medie og Kulturfond, Jyllands Posten Fonden
Domestic distribution Øst for Paradis


Direction Rubaiyat Hossain


Screenplay Rubaiyat Hossain
Screenplay Philippe Barrière


Producer Francois a'Artemare
Producer Ashique Mostafa
Executive producer Aadnan Imtiaz Ahmed
Executive producer Aung Rakhine
Co-producer Peter Hyldahl
Co-producer Pedro Borges
Co-producer Aadnan Imtiaz Ahmed
Co-producer Rubaiyat Hossain
Post-production supervisor Edoardo Rebecchi
Post-producton coordinator Inés Europa Crespo
Post-production assistant Laura Skiöld Østerud
Producer's assistant Penelope Bjerregaard


Cinematographer Sabine Lancelin


Editor Raphaëlle Martin-Holger
Editor Sujan Mahmud
Assistant editor Laura Skiöld Østerud


Composer Tin Soheili


Sound designer Jacques Pedersen
Dialogue editor Christian Munk Scheuer
Foley recordist Christian Munk Scheuer
Assistant sound editor Peter Seeba
Foley artist Catrine le Dous

Visual effects

Colourist Edoardo Rebecchi
Graphic design Åsmund Sollihøgda


Shimu Rikita Nandini Shimu
Appearance Novera Rahman
Appearance Deepanwita Martin

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Anmeldelse Politiken-Fonden Frank Rasmussen, Nanna 2019-11-27
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