• Lost Boys of Sudan (2003)

Lost Boys of Sudan

Release Date: April 13th, 2003

DVD Release Date: November 2nd, 2004

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

Santino Majok Chuor and Peter Nyarol Dut are two orphaned Sudanese boys whose lives have been ravaged by civil war in their country. This film follows these "lost boys" as they travel from a refugee camp in Kenya to the United States to try to start a new life. When they arrive, they meet their adoptive families, begin to attend school and start working at menial jobs. But despite their new-found stability, they have difficulty adjusting to life in their new country.

Cast: Santino Majok Chuor, Peter Kon Dut

Director: Megan Mylan , Jon Shenk

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Actual Films, Principe Productions

Keywords: Escape , Transformation , Emotional , Moving , Inspiring , 2000s ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    The plain, reportorial style of Lost Boys -- which simply records its subjects in various settings and situations -- results in a film that doesn't preach, doesn't politicize. show more

  • 100
    David SterrittChristian Science Monitor

    A riveting movie. show more

  • 100
    Jonathan CurielSan Francisco Chronicle

    From the standpoint of humanizing Sudan's continuing refugee problem, Lost Boys is a gem. It doesn't preach. It doesn't prettify. show more

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