El somriure amagat (The Hidden Smile) (Ethiopia: 2011)

Director

Ventura Durall

Credits

Writers: Ventura Durall, Miguel Llansó

Synopsis

Daniel, a 10-year-old Ethiopian kid, roams the streets of Addis Ababa alone at night. He is one of 170,000 children without family who inhabitate the city. He has just run away from his home on the countryside, where he lived with his stepmother. His biological parents are dead. "The Hidden Smile" constructs a realistic tale based on the values that flourish in a society formed by children.

Reviews

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