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Manhole Children

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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 57 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Taro Takahashi


It's been said that when the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, what emerged after the fall of communism wasn't democracy so much as capitalism, and as many countries once supported by the USSR were forced to fend for themselves, a sharp divide was created between the wealthy and the poor. One such nation was Mongolia, where nearly fifty percent of the population was living below the poverty line a few years after the end of communism. The Mongolians who suffered the most were children, either orphaned or...more