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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Synopsis

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.

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