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Ballad of the Little Soldier

Ballad of the Little Soldier
  • 1984
  • Germany
  • 46 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Werner Herzog, Denis Reichle
  • Cast: Werner Herzog, Denis Reichle
  • Language: English, German, Spanish, Miskito
  • UK release: 5 November 1984

In February 1984, German director Werner Herzog joins French journalist Dines Reichle in Nicaragua to film the life and conditions of the child soldiers of the Miskito Guerillas. Trained for combat from the age of nine, these children are engaged as mercenaries against the Sandinista regime.

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