Los Niños Abandonados


Los Niños Abandonados

Danny Lyon
Bleak Beauty Video

Los Niños Abandonados, 1975, Columbia, color, 63 minutes [The Abandoned Children] Spanish with English subtitles. An insipiring film with unforgetable imagery.

Digitally restored from the original negative, and amazingly, from the original 1/4 audio recordings made in Colombia in 1972, by Mark Rance of Watchmaker Films with the support of the Menil Collection Houston, TX.

“Unobtrusively, Lyon records the boys’ aimless daily lives. Los Niños Abandonados is an angry film with the quietest tones imaginable — and is all the more persuasive for being so.”
Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times

“Some of the finest hand-held cinematography to date.”
Morgan Wesson, George Eastman House

“. . . Lyon opts for compassion rather than analysis.”
Scott Meek, Time Out, London.

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