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Children Underground


My Rating: /10
Rating:  5.6/10  Votes:  ( 5 )    IMDb

Director:
Release:
2001 January, 16
Country:
USA
Runtime:
104 minutes
Genre:
Documentary
Production Company:
Cumulative Worldwide Gross:
$ 12 798

      


This astonishingly intimate documentary follows five homeless children in Romania, where the collapse of communism has led to a life on the street for 20,000 children. From a 16-year-old girl who runs her gang with a mixture of brutality and compassion, to a small, intelligent, and remarkably articulate 12-year-old boy, these children seem at first feral and frightening--yet over the course of the movie their loneliness, desperation, and glimpses of hope will transform how you perceive them. Make no mistake: this is difficult watching. As Children Underground explores the meager state resources to support these children and follows some of the children back to their difficult families, the scope of the problem becomes larger and more irresolvable. But this documentary offers an unblinking and deeply compassionate insight into the extremes of human existence; you will not forget it easily. - Bret Fetzer

Документальный фильм о бездомных румынских детях, нашедших пристанище в метро Бухареста. Эти дети стали самым разительным последствием краха режима Чаушеску. По мнению автора, 20 000 детей на улицах - явное свидетельство национальной катастрофы, переживаемой Румынией. Автор попытался проследить судьбы нескольких из них, пытающихся выжить в нечеловеческих условиях...

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Arithmetic mean = 5.6
Asphaltkinder in Bukarest Germany
Children Underground - Bukaresti utcakölykök Hungary
Meninos de Rua Brazil
Paidia ston ypogeio (festival title) Greece
Дети подземелья Russia

Children's Cast:

Ana Turturica Herself


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224. Children Underground (2001)
Cumulative Worldwide Gross:
$ 12 798

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