God Grew Tired of Us

Movie review by Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Emotional docu finds hope for Sudan's "lost boys."

PG 2007 86 minutes

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 10+

Great to build empathy

My first review caused by Common Sense Media giving it ONLY 3 Stars???!!! why?? This was such a moving film. Made my kids realize how good they have it as well as want to give to others who struggle.

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age 10+

Powerful film

This is an amazing documentary that every American should see. It tells the story of several Lost Boys from Sudan- from their journey through the desert to Kenyan refugee camps, to resettlement in the US. If you think that once they arrive in the US all their problems are resolved, think again. This film broadens one's horizons beyond the borders of the US, and give persepctive about life for many immigrants (refugees and otherwise). Despite their difficulties, these men don't give up- they are determined to survive and even thrive in their new homeland, and to give back to those less fortunate than they.

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