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God Grew Tired of Us

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God Grew Tired of Us

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John, Daniel, and Panther were lost. They had no home, no family, no hope. Then they came to America, where they were given three months. Three months to learn how to use electricity, how to live in Western culture, how to support themselves. Three months to start paying back the U.S. State Department for their plane tickets. They are the Lost Boys of Sudan, and this is their inspiring story of their triumph in their own words.

An award-winning, critically acclaimed film, narrated by Nicole Kidman, God Grew Tired of Us explores the indomitable spirit of three “Lost Boys” from the Sudan who are forced to leave their homeland due to a tumultuous civil war. The film chronicles their triumph over seemingly insurmountable adversities and a relocation to America, where the Lost Boys build active and fulfilling new lives but remain deeply committed to helping friends and family they have left behind.

Orphaned by a tumultuous civil war and traveling barefoot across the sub-Saharan desert, John Bul Dau, Daniel Abol Pach and Panther Blor were among the 25,000 “Lost Boys” (ages 3 to 13) who fled villages, formed surrogate families and sought refuge from famine, disease, wild animals and attacks from rebel soldiers. Named by a journalist after Peter Pan’s posse of orphans who protected and provided for each other, the “Lost Boys” traveled together for five years and against all odds crossed into the UN’s refugee camp in Kakuma, Kenya. A journey’s end for some, it was only the beginning for John, Daniel and Panther, who along with 3800 other young survivors, were selected to re-settle in the United States.

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Film Cast

  • Panther Bior … Himself
  • John Bul Dau … Himself
  • Nicole Kidman … Narrator
  • Daniel Abol Pach … Himself

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John, Daniel, and Panther were lost. They had no home, no family, no hope. Then they came to America, where they were given three months. Three months to learn how to use electricity, how to live in Western culture, how to support themselves. Three months to start paying back the U.S. State Department for their plane tickets. They are the Lost Boys of Sudan, and this is their inspiring story of their triumph in their own words.

Genre: Documentary | Duration: | Release Date: January 12, 2007 | MPAA Rating: PG | Watch Trailer | Cover Image

Production Company: National Geographic Films
Writer: Christopher Dillon Quinn
Director: Christopher Dillon Quinn, Tommy Walker
Starring: Nicole Kidman, John Dau

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