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Lost Boys of Sudan

  • Release Date: Feb 18, 2004
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 30 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Megan Mylan, Jon Shenk


[[Performer~P283485~Megan Mylan~meganmylan]] and [[Performer~P365469~Jon Shenk~jonshenk]]'s award-winning documentary Lost Boys of Sudan examines what happens when a pair of Sudanese boys, orphaned due to a civil war in their home country, are allowed to live for a year in the United States. Santito and Peter must contend with extreme examples of culture shock, while also figuring out how to negotiate a world that is physically safe but emotionally and intellectually foreign to them. Unlike many...more

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78 out of 100 Metascore®

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