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Trailer for Mercy Mercy: A Portrait of a True Adoption.

Easily one of the most important documentaries on inter-country adoption, Mercy Mercy gives a rare look at all participants in the adoption process, including the parents who give their children up. Two loving Ethiopians parents, Sinkenesh and Hussen, have just been diagnosed with HIV and told they have only a year to live. They make the painful decision to give their two youngest children up for adoption, handing them over to a Danish family. In an emotional departure, the Danish family promises to stay in touch and the adoption agency agrees to broker the relationship. What seems like the best decision for the children becomes a series of tragic and painful events for all, unveiling that the well-being of children is not always the main priority in the adoption process. Greed, selfishness, unrealistic expectations and skewed cultural perspectives idealizing one way of life over another collide in this powerful story.

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(2013)
2 min 2 sec Duration
4,524 views
  • Posted: April 07, 2013
  • Director: Katrine Riis Kjaer
  • Writer: Unknown or Not Available
  • Studio: Unknown
  • Release: April 25, 2013
  • Cast: Unknown or Not Available

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