Through the plights of seven different children, seven cruel destinies unfold, as the unknown innocents who share the same sensitivities and desires struggle for survival, understanding--and above all--love, in an apathetic grown-up world.
A young man grows up in Sarajevo in the 1960s, under the shadow of his good, but ailing father, and gets attracted by the world of small-time criminals. They hire him to hide a young ... See full summary »
Seven shorts about childhood problem through the eyes of seven directors. 1) "Tanza": Mehdi Chafer shows a boy called Tanza in an undefined country in Africa fighting in a civil war with machine gun and explosives, and dreaming on having his home and going to school. 2) "Uros": Emir Kusturica shows a gypsy boy called Uros in his last day in a juvenile prison in Serbia-Montenegro without any other perspective but returning to the place. 3) "Jesus Children of America": Spike Lee shows a HIV positive girl called Blanca, daughter of junkies' parents with Aids and the cruelty of her schoolmates in school. 4) "Bilu and João": Kátia Lund gives an optimistic approach of two homeless children that fight to survive working on the streets, collecting beer and soda tins and paper to sell in a junkyard, and transporting shops in street fairs. 5) "Jonathan": Jordan and Ridley Scott show a photographer correspondent of war in pain for his past experiences. 6) "Ciro": Stefano Veneruso shows a young ...Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
I have seen this movie at the Transilvania International Film Festival, in June 2006. It's such a lovely movie. it lifts up every soul. I think it's an excellent Sunday movie. it brings sunshine in your mind. it sends you to another levels of heart openings.
You cant say which of the 7 stories impresses you the most. It shows reality among us. Look on your right side, look on your left side, wherever you are. You'll see children everywhere.
I recommend you this movie. Just to make you smile and send you back to your childhood. All the directors were doing an excellent work. All stories, even if different, separated, get together at the end, in your mind.
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