Island of lost children

Island of lost children


Original title: La isla de los niños perdidos
Production: Florence Jaugey
Country: Nicaragua
Director: Florence Jaugey
Script: Florence Jaugey
Photography: Frank Pineda
Music: Engel Ortega
Year: 2001
Duration: 80
Genre: Anthropological documentary
Color: Color
Original language: Spanish
Languages available: Spanish
Subtitles: English

Synopsis:

 At twenty, they are condemned to spend thirty in prison. The Island of Lost Children is the story of ten young people deprived of liberty participating in a video workshop inside the largest prison in Nicaragua. It is a journey deep into captivity. It is also the portrait of those "bad boys" who went astray because there was no other to open for them.


Awards:

 Multimedia Authors Society Award (SCAM). Cinéma du Réel, Paris / France, March 2002.
Latin Union Award. Fest of Cinemas and Cultures of Latin America "La Cita", Biarritz France. 2002
First prize. Best Documentary Docupolis Festival. Barcelona. Spain. 2002
Best Documentary, Best Photography and Best Screenplay. Icaro festival. Guatemala. 2002
Jury Mention Cádiz Festival Spain 2003.

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