The New Man
Synopsis: Set in Sweden in 1951, a very poor Gertrud is forced to work at in a home for young women. In order to escape she must agree to a voluntary sterilization, but after falling pregnant, she realises that during the operation her child will be taken away. In an effort to save her unborn child's life she pretends to be mentally ill so that she is transferred to the mental hospital, but what she doesn't realise is that whilst she might be saving her child's life, she is stunting her own chance at a future.
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