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  • Summary: A documentary with the street children of Johannesburg. (Media Luna)
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Reviewed by: V. A. Musetto
    75
    In disturbing detail, we see these aimless kids, who often appear to be 10 years old - or younger! - as they beg for money and food, sniff glue, sleep under bridges in cardboard boxes and fight off predators.
  2. 70
    The blithe cruelties of outdoor living mount up, but the filmmakers refuse to exaggerate or sensationalize their material.
  3. Reviewed by: Ken Fox
    60
    A little commentary would have helped put the tragedy of the Hillbrow Kids into sharper perspective.