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War Dance (2007)

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Three children living in a displacement camp in northern Uganda compete in their country's national music and dance festival.

Directors:

Sean Fine, Andrea Nix (as Andrea Nix Fine)

Writers:

Sean Fine, Andrea Nix (as Andrea Nix Fine)
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 10 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Dominic Dominic ... Himself
Nancy Nancy ... Herself
Rose Rose ... Herself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jane Adong Jane Adong ... Herself
Kitara Coldwell Kitara Coldwell ... Herself
Joshua Kyallo Joshua Kyallo ... Himself
Members of Acholi Tribe Members of Acholi Tribe ... Themselves
Janani Okot Janani Okot ... Himself
Jolly Okot Jolly Okot ... Herself
Stephen Rwangyezi Stephen Rwangyezi ... Himself
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Storyline

Three children living in a displacement camp in northern Uganda compete in their country's national music and dance festival.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The war stole everything, except their music.

Genres:

Documentary | Music | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some thematic material involving descriptions of war atrocities | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site | Official site [Japan] | See more »

Country:

USA

Language:

Acholi | English

Release Date:

1 November 2008 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

War/Dance See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,471, 11 November 2007

Gross USA:

$115,210

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$137,977
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Color:

Color
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Quotes

Nancy: When I dance my problems vanish. The camp is gone. I can feel the wind. I can feel the fresh air. I am free and I can feel my home.
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Featured in The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008) See more »

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lessons for everybody
10 August 2008 | by aktaseSee all my reviews

Just shocking!! I have not attempted to write any comments on this web site (just lack of time maybe) but after seeing this movie, I felt that had to write about it. It is so touching and natural that I could not help crying while I was watching this film. I felt guilty on my part to share this wild and cruel world, creating so called wars , killing humans and leaving millions of orphans behind... And even the most merciless tran of the war lords can not overcome with love of music and dance. Movie gives a clear idea of how miserable lives are lived at the heart of black Afica. Everybody must see this movie to get insight about war and humanity..


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