Berlin 2013 Review - Haitian Drama 'Twa Timoun' ('Three Kids')

From Shadow and Act Wed Feb 27 2013, 11:49:50

Haiti is about to have a devastating earthquake and three boys in a orphanage are dreaming of fleeing. They share two beds between them and dream of the endless possibilities of life on the street. Three Kids chronicles their journey in the aftermath of the earthquake as they struggle with the realities of urban independence. Their relationship to each other is tender yet volatile. They fight easily as their also act as outlets for each other's pain. It is sometimes unclear whether they are held together by love or necessity. The leader, Mackenzie is constantly reliving the past trauma of his abuse at the hands of his uncle. The others feel an intense longing for loved ones that...

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