#35. Children Underground (2001)


Belzberg Films

– Director: Edet Belzberg

– Stacker score: 90.3

– Metascore: 85

– IMDb user rating: 8.3

– Runtime: 104 minutes

The subjects of this documentary are the children who moved from state orphanages into the streets after communism fell in Romania. The filmmakers follow the lives of five of these children. Writing for New York Times, Stephen Holden called the film “a raw cinema verite portrait.”