The Children of Leningradsky (2004)

Children of Leningradsky
Type Short Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 0hr 35mins.
Genres Documentary
Keywords N/A
Status Wrapped
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Hanna Polak Cinematographer n/a 402 6000002
Andrzej Celinski Editor n/a 172 7000001
Ewa Rdiewicz Editor n/a 172 7000002
Geof Bartz Editor n/a 172 7000003
Andrzej Celinski Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Sara Bernstein Producer Coordinating Producer 3 3000003
Hanna Polak Director n/a 2 2000002
Hanna Polak Producer n/a 3 3000001
Andrzej Celinski Producer n/a 3 3000002
Andrzej Celinski Director n/a 2 2000001
Synopsis
Approximately 30,000 children are homeless in Moscow, sleeping in stairways, garbage containers and underground tunnels and making homes on hot water pipes to protect themselves from the harsh winter. They panhandle and prostitute themselves for money, sniffing glue to curb hunger and to escape from the violent world around them. Yet many of them consider life on the streets a better alternative to what they experienced at home. This film examines the overwhelming crisis through intimate portraits of children living under these deplorable conditions.
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