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Children Underground

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 44 min.

Plot Summary
After the fall of communism in Romania, unwanted children in state orphanages escaped into the streets. These children are the subject of this documentary, which follows them into a subterranean world of hierarchy, hunger and drug use. The film focuses on five diverse children, including 12-year-old Mihai, who ran away from home due to his father's beatings, and Cristina, who passes for a boy. The filmmakers follow and record their daily lives, and the strained possibilities for reintegration.


Director: Edet Belzberg

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Red Horse Inc.

Children Underground (2001)

Release Date: June 22nd, 2001|1 hr. 44 min.

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