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1. Snowpiercer (2013)

R | 126 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.0
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84 Metascore

Set in a future where a failed climate-change experiment kills all life on the planet except for a lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system emerges.

Writers: Joon-ho Bong, Kelly Masterson, Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand, Jean-Marc Rochette | Director: Joon-ho Bong | Stars: Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton, Ed Harris

2. Argo (2012)

R | 120 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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86 Metascore

Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980.

Writers: Chris Terrio, Tony Mendez, Joshuah Bearman | Director: Ben Affleck | Stars: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, Alan Arkin

3. Zoolander (2001)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy

6.6
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61 Metascore

At the end of his career, a clueless fashion model is brainwashed to kill the Prime Minister of Malaysia.

Writers: Drake Sather, Ben Stiller, John Hamburg | Director: Ben Stiller | Stars: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Christine Taylor, Will Ferrell

4. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure

7.6
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57 Metascore

After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees, and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.

Writers: Willard Huyck, Gloria Katz, George Lucas | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan, Amrish Puri

5. A Little Princess (1995)

G | 97 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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83 Metascore

A young girl is relegated to servitude at a boarding school when her father goes missing and is presumed dead.

Writers: Frances Hodgson Burnett, Richard LaGravenese, Elizabeth Chandler | Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Liesel Matthews, Eleanor Bron, Liam Cunningham, Rusty Schwimmer

6. Newsies (1992)

PG | 121 min | Drama, Musical

6.9
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46 Metascore

A musical based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899. When young newspaper sellers are exploited beyond reason by their bosses they set out to enact change and are met by the ruthlessness of big business.

Writers: Bob Tzudiker, Noni White | Director: Kenny Ortega | Stars: Christian Bale, Bill Pullman, Robert Duvall, Ann-Margret

7. The Man from Nowhere (2010)

R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.9
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A quiet pawnshop keeper with a violent past takes on a drug- and organ trafficking ring in hope of saving the child who is his only friend.

Writer: Jeong-beom Lee | Director: Jeong-beom Lee | Stars: Bin Won, Sae-ron Kim, Tae-hoon Kim, Hee-won Kim

8. Oliver! (1968)

G | 153 min | Drama, Family, Musical

7.5
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Musical adaptation about an orphan who runs away from an orphanage and hooks up with a group of boys trained to be pickpockets by an elderly mentor.

Writers: Lionel Bart, Vernon Harris, Charles Dickens | Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Mark Lester, Ron Moody, Shani Wallis, Oliver Reed

9. The Haunting (1999)

PG-13 | 113 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

4.8
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When Eleanor, Theo, and Luke decide to take part in a sleep study at a huge mansion they get more than they bargained for when Dr. Marrow tells them of the house's ghostly past.

Writers: David Self, Shirley Jackson | Director: Jan de Bont | Stars: Liam Neeson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Owen Wilson, Lili Taylor

10. Ip Man 2 (2010)

R | 108 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.6
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67 Metascore

Centering on Ip Man's migration to Hong Kong in 1949 as he attempts to propagate his discipline of Wing Chun martial arts.

Writers: Hiu-Yan Choi, Chan Tai-Li, Edmond Wong | Director: Wilson Yip | Stars: Donnie Yen, Xiaoming Huang, Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Lynn Hung

11. The Rescuers (1977)

G | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.9
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Two mice of the Rescue Aid Society search for a little girl kidnapped by unscrupulous treasure hunters.

Writers: Margery Sharp, Larry Clemmons, Ken Anderson, Frank Thomas, Vance Gerry, David Michener, Ted Berman, Fred Lucky, Burny Mattinson, Dick Sebast | Directors: John Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman, Art Stevens | Stars: Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, Geraldine Page, Joe Flynn

12. Gomorrah (2008)

Not Rated | 137 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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87 Metascore

An inside look at Italy's modern crime families.

Writers: Roberto Saviano, Maurizio Braucci, Ugo Chiti, Gianni Di Gregorio, Matteo Garrone, Massimo Gaudioso | Director: Matteo Garrone | Stars: Gianfelice Imparato, Salvatore Abruzzese, Toni Servillo, Simone Sacchettino

13. David Copperfield (1999 TV Movie)

Unrated | 185 min | Drama

7.8
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Charles Dickens' haunting semi-autobiographical tale of a boy who is sent away by his stepfather after his mother dies but manages to triumph over incredible adversities.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Adrian Hodges | Director: Simon Curtis | Stars: Emilia Fox, Pauline Quirke, Maggie Smith, John Normington

14. An American Girl Holiday (2004 TV Movie)

86 min | Family, Drama

7.1
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Set in 1904, "American Girls" revolves around Samantha as she moves in with her grandmother and learns how to become a proper Victorian young lady.

Writer: Valerie Tripp | Director: Nadia Tass | Stars: Mia Farrow, AnnaSophia Robb, Kenner Ames, Stewart Arnott

15. All Mine to Give (1957)

103 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.1
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An immigrant family in 1850's Wisconsin prospers until tragedy strikes.

Writers: Dale Eunson, Katherine Albert | Director: Allen Reisner | Stars: Glynis Johns, Cameron Mitchell, Rex Thompson, Patty McCormack

16. Wicked Little Things (2006)

R | 94 min | Drama, Horror

5.1
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Karen, Sarah, and Emma Tunney are all moving to a small town in Pennsylvania where, unknown to them, in 1913, a horrid mine accident trapped dozens of children alive, underground. But there's a problem. They're still alive.

Writers: Boaz Davidson, Ben Nedivi | Director: J.S. Cardone | Stars: Lori Heuring, Scout Taylor-Compton, Chloë Grace Moretz, Geoffrey Lewis

17. Mrs. Santa Claus (1996 TV Movie)

G | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.7
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Neglected by her husband during the pre-Christmas rush, Mrs. Claus takes the reindeer and sleigh out for a drive, only to end up stranded in the multicultural neighborhood of Manhattan's ... See full summary »

Writer: Mark Saltzman | Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Michael Jeter, Terrence Mann, Lynsey Bartilson

18. Cairo Time (2009)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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67 Metascore

A romantic drama about a brief, unexpected love affair that catches two people completely off-guard.

Writer: Ruba Nadda | Director: Ruba Nadda | Stars: Patricia Clarkson, Alexander Siddig, Elena Anaya, Amina Annabi

19. Jon & Kate Plus 8 (2007– )

30 min | Family, Reality-TV

5.0
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Documentary-style reality show about a Pennsylvania husband, wife and each of their 8 extremely individualistic children.

Stars: Kate Gosselin, Aaden Gosselin, Joel Gosselin, Leah Gosselin

20. Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids (2004)

R | 85 min | Documentary

7.8
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78 Metascore

Two documentary filmmakers chronicle their time in Sonagchi, Calcutta and the relationships they developed with children of prostitutes who work the city's notorious red light district.

Writers: Zana Briski, Ross Kauffman | Directors: Zana Briski, Ross Kauffman | Stars: Kochi, Avijit Halder, Shanti Das, Manik

21. Les Misérables (1935)

108 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.7
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In early 19th Century France an ex-convict who failed to report to parole is relentlessly pursued over a 20 year period by an obsessive policeman.

Writers: Victor Hugo, W.P. Lipscomb | Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Fredric March, Charles Laughton, Cedric Hardwicke, Rochelle Hudson

22. The Promised Land (1975)

179 min | Drama

8.0
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At the turn of the century, Lodz, Poland was a quick-paced manufacturing center for textiles, replete with cutthroat industrialists and unsafe working conditions. Three young friends, a ... See full summary »

Writers: Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont, Andrzej Wajda | Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Daniel Olbrychski, Wojciech Pszoniak, Andrzej Seweryn, Anna Nehrebecka

23. Turtles Can Fly (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, War

8.0
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85 Metascore

Near the Iraqi-Turkish border on the eve of an American invasion, refugee children like 13-year-old Kak (Ebrahim), gauge and await their fate.

Writer: Bahman Ghobadi | Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Soran Ebrahim, Avaz Latif, Saddam Hossein Feysal, Hiresh Feysal Rahman

24. Chains of Gold (1991)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.0
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Scott Barnes (Travolta) is an alcoholic turned social worker hellbent on saving a young boy named Tommy (Lawrence) from self-destructing when he finds out he has begun selling crack in an ... See full summary »

Writers: John Petz, Linda Favila, Anson Downes, John Travolta | Director: Rod Holcomb | Stars: John Travolta, Marilu Henner, Joseph Lawrence, Bernie Casey

25. The Italian (2005)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama

7.6
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74 Metascore

Set in 2002, an abandoned 5-year-old boy living in a rundown orphanage in a small Russian village is adopted by an Italian family.

Writer: Andrei Romanov | Director: Andrey Kravchuk | Stars: Nikolay Spiridonov, Mariya Kuznetsova, Nikolay Reutov, Yuriy Itskov

26. Powaqqatsi (1988)

G | 99 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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An exploration of technologically developing nations and the effect the transition to Western-style modernization has had on them.

Writers: Godfrey Reggio, Ken Richards | Director: Godfrey Reggio | Stars: Christie Brinkley, David Brinkley, Pope John Paul II, Dan Rather

27. What Would Jesus Buy? (2007)

PG | 91 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.4
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60 Metascore

An examination of the commercialization of Christmas in America while following Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping Gospel Choir on a cross-country mission to save Christmas from... See full summary »

Director: Rob VanAlkemade | Stars: Adetola Abiade, Paul Allen, Paul Norman Allen, Paul Norman Allen

28. Shadows of Time (2004)

122 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Ravi has settled in his dreary fate as indented boy-laborer in a textile plant outside Calcutta, making sure he earns and saves more then other boys to buy his release. Yet when young, ... See full summary »

Writer: Florian Gallenberger | Director: Florian Gallenberger | Stars: Tannishtha Chatterjee, Prashant Narayanan, Tillotama Shome, Irrfan Khan

29. Tiny Angels (1995–2001)

60 min | Musical, Family, Comedy

5.9
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The lives of a group of orphans that live at the manor known as Rincón De Luz are touched and changed by a sweet-hearted, dedicated young woman.

Stars: Luis Mottola, Alberto Fernández de Rosa, Guido Kaczka, Romina Yan

30. Edvard Munch (1974 TV Movie)

210 min | Biography, Drama, Fantasy

8.5
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Following a rough chronology from 1884 to 1894, when Norwegian artist Edvard Munch began expressionism and established himself as northern Europe's most maligned and controversial artist, ... See full summary »

Writer: Peter Watkins | Director: Peter Watkins | Stars: Geir Westby, Gro Fraas, Kerstii Allum, Eric Allum

31. David Copperfield (1993 TV Movie)

92 min | Family, Animation

6.9
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An animated version of the classic David Copperfield story. Filled with music, color, and anthropomorphic versions of the classic characters.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Judith Reeves-Stevens, Garfield Reeves-Stevens | Director: Don Arioli | Stars: Sheena Easton, Kelly LeBrock, Julian Lennon, Howie Mandel

32. Alegría (1999)

PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance, Fantasy

6.6
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Frac, a mime who is suffering from a severe bout of depression, happens to meet a troupe of circus entertainers and immediately falls in love with one of the stars, Giulietta. But while his... See full summary »

Writer: Rudy Barichello | Director: Franco Dragone | Stars: René Bazinet, Frank Langella, Mako, Julie Cox

33. Mahaan (1983)

Action, Comedy, Thriller

6.4
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Vikram (Amjad Khan) is arrested for possession of drugs, but claims that he was framed by Rajan (Sujit Kumar), his associate, but no one believes him. Desperately he turns to his lawyer ... See full summary »

Writer: Kader Khan | Director: S. Ramanathan | Stars: Ashok Kumar, Waheeda Rehman, Amitabh Bachchan, Zeenat Aman

34. Daens (1992)

138 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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In the 1890s, Father Adolf Daens goes to Aalst, a textile town where child labor is rife, pay and working conditions are horrible, the poor have no vote, and the Catholic church backs the ... See full summary »

Writers: Louis Paul Boon, François Chevallier, Stijn Coninx, Addy Weijers | Director: Stijn Coninx | Stars: Jan Decleir, Gérard Desarthe, Antje de Boeck, Michael Pas

35. Mardi Gras: Made in China (2005)

72 min | Documentary

7.5
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57 Metascore

This examination of cultural and economic globalization follows the life-cycle of Mardi Gras beads from a small factory in Fuzhou, China, to Mardi Gras in New Orleans, and to art galleries in New York City.

Director: David Redmon | Star: Roger Wong

36. Yohan - Barnevandrer (2010)

125 min | Family

5.0
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With his family struggling to survive in late1890s Norway and his father leaving on a ship for America to earn much needed money, 10-year-old Yohan devises some plans of his own to help his... See full summary »

Writer: Grete Salomonsen | Director: Grete Salomonsen | Stars: Robin Pedersen Daniel, Kris Kristofferson, Mathilde Berg, Dennis Storhøi

37. Hell's House (1932)

72 min | Drama

6.3
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Jimmy idolizes bootlegger Matt, and when he refuses to implicate his friend, he is sent to reform school. He befriends Shorty, a boy with a heart condition, and escapes to let the world know about the brutal conditions.

Writers: Howard Higgin, Paul Gangelin, B. Harrison Orkow | Director: Howard Higgin | Stars: Bette Davis, Pat O'Brien, Junior Durkin, Frank Coghlan Jr.

38. Owl and the Sparrow (2007)

PG | 97 min | Drama

7.5
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In modern-day Saigon, three lonely strangers form a unique family as a ten-year old orphan plays matchmaker to a zookeeper and a beautiful flight attendant.

Writer: Stephane Gauger | Director: Stephane Gauger | Stars: Cat Ly, The Lu Le, Han Thi Pham, Trong Hai

39. Sparrows (1926)

Unrated | 84 min | Drama

7.6
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Molly, the eldest child at a baby farm hidden deep in a swamp, must rescue the others when their cruel master decides that one of them will be disposed of.

Writers: Winifred Dunn, George Marion Jr., C. Gardner Sullivan | Directors: William Beaudine, Tom McNamara | Stars: Mary Pickford, Roy Stewart, Mary Louise Miller, Gustav von Seyffertitz

40. Human Resources (1999)

100 min | Drama

7.3
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78 Metascore

The 35-hour work week has all of France in its thrall. This film turns it into a feature about economic and familial politics. Frank, a business school graduate, returns to his provincial ... See full summary »

Writers: Laurent Cantet, Gilles Marchand | Director: Laurent Cantet | Stars: Jalil Lespert, Jean-Claude Vallod, Chantal Barré, Véronique de Pandelaère

41. The Three Robbers (2007)

75 min | Animation, Comedy, Crime

7.1
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Three robbers pilfer from the countryside until they are charmed by a young orphan girl.

Writers: Tomi Ungerer, Bettine von Borries, Achim von Borries, Hayo Freitag | Director: Hayo Freitag | Stars: Joachim Król, Bela B., Charly Hübner, Katharina Thalbach

42. Jaime (1999)

111 min | Drama

7.0
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A woman takes her young son, leaves her husband and moves in with her lover. The boy, desperate to get his parents back together, becomes convinced that if only he can get his father's ... See full summary »

Writers: Carlos Saboga, António-Pedro Vasconcelos | Director: António-Pedro Vasconcelos | Stars: Saúl Fonseca, Fernanda Serrano, Joaquim Leitão, Sandro Silva

43. Not One Less (1999)

G | 106 min | Drama

7.8
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73 Metascore

In a remote mountain village, the teacher must leave for a month, and the mayor can find only a 13-year old girl, Wei Minzhi, to substitute. The teacher leaves one stick of chalk for each ... See full summary »

Writer: Xiangsheng Shi | Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Minzhi Wei, Huike Zhang, Zhenda Tian, Enman Gao

44. I'll Never Forget You (1951)

90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.3
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A scientist obsessed with the past transports himself back in time to 18th-century London, where he falls in love with a beautiful young woman.

Writers: John L. Balderston, Ranald MacDougall | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Tyrone Power, Ann Blyth, Michael Rennie, Dennis Price

45. The Harvest/La Cosecha (2011)

80 min | Documentary

7.1
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55 Metascore

The story of the children who work 12-14 hour days in the fields without the protection of child labor laws. These children are not toiling in the fields in some far away land. They are working in America.

Director: U. Roberto Romano

46. Butterfly Dreams (2013)

23 min | Short, Drama, Family

8.0
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A 9-year-old girl in rural India, exploited by child labor, must find a way to pursue her dream - how to read and write. She has one last chance when an educated man comes to town.

Writer: Venkat Krishnan | Director: Venkat Krishnan | Stars: Basheera Banu, Ganapathy Murugesan, P.T. Arasu Kalathilvenrar, Sowmya

47. Aag Ka Gola (1990)

Action

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Poverty and hunger forces young Shankar to take up employment as a mechanic. To this extent all is well for him until he is arrested by the police for a crime he did not committed; but ... See full summary »

Writers: Ram Kelkar, Faiz Saleem | Director: David Dhawan | Stars: Sunny Deol, Dimple Kapadia, Archana Puran Singh, Shakti Kapoor

48. King of Thieves (2004)

101 min | Drama

7.2
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Two amateur circus kids from a poor Ukrainian village, ten-year-old Barbu and his older sister Mimma, are sold to a circus artist called Caruso who promises them a career in the West. ... See full summary »

Writer: Ivan Fíla | Director: Ivan Fíla | Stars: Lazar Ristovski, Iakov Kultiasov, Katharina Thalbach, Julia Khanverdieva

49. Slavery by Another Name (2012 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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A documentary that recounts the many ways in which American slavery persisted as a practice many decades after its supposed abolition.

Writer: Sheila Curran Bernard | Director: Samuel D. Pollard | Stars: Turron Kofi Alleyne, Douglas A. Blackmon, Mary Ellen Curtin, Pete Daniels

50. The Dark Side of Chocolate (2010)

46 min | Documentary

7.4
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A team of journalists investigate how human trafficking and child labor in the Ivory Coast fuels the worldwide chocolate industry. The crew interview both proponents and opponents of these ... See full summary »

Directors: Miki Mistrati, U. Roberto Romano