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Abandoned

Synopsis

A handful of preteen boys struggle against abuse and neglect in this grim drama. In 1960, Aron Soproni (Tamas Meszaros) is a nine-year-old boy whose parents' marriage has fallen apart in the wake of Hungary's political turmoil following the failed Communist takeover of 1956. While Aron has been placed in the custody of his father, the boy discovers his dad has little concern for his welfare, and soon Aron is placed in a state-run orphanage by the parent who prefers not to be burdened with a son. The...more

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