“It’s undignified to live a life of poverty. It’s also undignified to live a life of loneliness. And I think that’s where I throw my anchor, as a human being, to the people I film.” — Janus Metz
Twenty-five years ago, there were no Thai women living in Jutland, a northern region of Denmark. Today, there are more than 900 — all women who migrated there after marrying Danish men. Colin speaks to anthropologist Sine Plambech and filmmaker Janus Metz, who spent 10 years documenting the lives of these couples. Are migration marriages really about love, or are they simply a convenient arrangement? Can they be both?
Guests: Sine Plambech and Janus Metz. Host: Colin Ellis, Producer: Chantal Braganza, Technical Producer: Matthew O'Mara, Production Coordinator: Caitlin Plummer, Podcast Manager: Hannah Sung.
Credit: Magic Hour Films and Metz Film in co-production with Upfront Films, BALDR Film, Vilda Bomben Film and Film i Väst.
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