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  • Release Date: Nov 09, 2007
  • Rated: some thematic material involving descriptions of war atrocities
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 45 min.
  • Genres: Art House/Foreign, Documentary
  • Director:Andrea Nix Fine, Sean Fine


Since the 1980s, Uganda has been in a state of civil war, with the nation's leadership violently contested by a revolutionary force known as the Lord's Resistance Army (or L.R.A.). The fighting is fiercest in the North of Uganda, and there the L.R.A. recruit many of their soldiers by abducting children from refugee camps and homes in the poverty-stricken villages, where electricity and running water are still luxuries known only to a few. However, in the village of Patongo, located deep in Uganda's war...more Critics


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… they sing and dance, and you end up crying.

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68 out of 100 Metascore®

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For Families


OK for kids 14+

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