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Victoria fled a civil war and found refuge in Australia, but what’s so lucky about being an unemployed doctor? As a single mum with three kids and no family support, securing and then completing a medical internship in a suburban Australian hospital is always going to represent a bumpy ride. And when you’ve already escaped war-torn Sudan and you’re trying to work in your second language, that ride gets even bumpier. But for Sudanese refugee and hopeful medical intern Victoria Achut, that bumpy ride can also be exhilarating.

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This title is part of a series
Destination Australia

Series listing
Bittersweet Freedom 2009
Bridge Between Two Worlds 2009
A Family Divided 2009
The Graduate From Sudan 2009


Lauren Drewery
Lauren Drewery  Cathy Beitz
Tracy Riddiford  Cathy Beitz
Executive Producers
Cathy Beitz  Tracy Riddiford
Dir. of Photography
Ron Bollman  Lauren Drewery  Gerald Manogue


Victoria Achut - Deborah Mailman

Production Details

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History and national identity
Production Company
Vida Films


International Sales
SBS International