PG-13 | | Biography, Drama
A group of Sudanese refugees given the chance to resettle in America arrive in Kansas City, Missouri, where their encounter with an employment agency counselor forever changes all of their lives.
Despite good reviews and star backing, Warner Brothers only opened the film in 500 theaters with minimal publicity. Not surprisingly, the film did little business.
In 1983, a brutal civil war broke out in Sudan between the North and the South over religion and resources, leaving villages destroyed by northern government armies and militia.
Title Card: By 1987, thousands of orphaned children began to flee on foot across ...
In the section of the movie where the refugees travel to the US, there is a scene that shows a Delta Aircraft (767-300ER) landing. The livery shown on the aircraft is the current livery used from 2008-present, also known as the "Upward and Onward" scheme, changed because of the merger with Northwest Airlines. The time that the refugees would have been traveling to the US is before the merger, so that livery should not have been used. The proper livery would be the either the "Colors in Motion" scheme, used from 2000 until the merger with Northwest Airlines, or the Ron Allen scheme, which was the livery used before 2000.
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