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  • This is a film that adds to our understanding of human nature. Yet its impact is lessened by a lack of factual context, and by an inspirational climax that may leave one feeling good and uneasy in equal measure. show more

  • It's not as good, nor as complex, as "The Lost Boys," but that doesn't make the story of mass annihilation, sprawling refugee camps, the generosity of Americans, and the resilience of a handful of Sudanese survivors any less worthy of telling - again. show more

  • An incredibly powerful story of renewal, commitment and the resiliency of the human spirit, this is a movie that should attract a large theatrical audience, and no one will go home disappointed. show more

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  • May 22, 2008 Deborah
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    This should be required viewing every African-American who feels "owed by the US government" for having endured slavery. These boys endured dehumanizing conditions also, but never expeced anything to be given to them, just the opportunity to get it. They then took the opportunity given to them and bettered themselves, not thinking of themselves, but of how they inturn could help others. The movie sends a very powerful message.