The Wounded Angel (2016)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Coming-of-Age, Slice of Life  |   Run Time - 113 min.  |   Countries - France, Germany, Kazakhstan  |  
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Set in post-Soviet Kazakhstan in the mid-1990s, this drama follows the lives of four teenagers struggling to find a purpose in a country ravaged by economic depression. Each of the boys has a talent that could lead to intriguing career prospects in other parts of the world, but they have the misfortune of living in a country that has been pushed to the brink of desolation by the end of the Soviet era. Written and directed by Emir Baigazin.



angst, depression, existentialism, Kazakhstan, opportunity, Soviet, talent, teenagers