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Lost in America

Lost in America is a movie starring Rosario Dawson, Halle Berry, and Tiffany Haddish. Following director Rotimi Rainwater, a former homeless youth, as he travels the country to shine a light on the epidemic of youth homelessness in...

Running Time
1 hours 45 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Rotimi Rainwater
Writer
Rotimi Rainwater
Actors
Halle Berry, Jewel Kilcher, Tiffany Haddish, Rosario Dawson
Country
USA
Year
2018
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Following director Rotimi Rainwater, a former homeless youth, as he travels the country to shine a light on the epidemic of youth homelessness in America.

Comments about documentary «Lost in America» (15)

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Kathryn

This is an extremely well made documentary about the massive fraud perpetrated by the owners of two of the largest real estate companies in the United States. The title is a bit misleading, as it actually covers only the largest company, KB Home. The two companies in question are: KB Home, Inc. and the fraudulent company, KB Home Capital Corp. Both companies are known for many questionable practices, but this is only the beginning. You will see that many of the victims of these companies are young adults. Many of them had been involved in some way with the real estate industry. The only difference is that many of the young adults involved in this fraud are now millionaires. In other words, they are able to live in the "great American dream" and the same can be said for many of the other victims. Many of the victims are just trying to make their way in life, and are victims of an extremely lucrative and exploitive industry. The documentary does a very good job of showing how easy it is to be a victim of a fraud. The "winners" of the fraud are not punished, and the victims are forced to live with the consequences of their actions. The documentary is very well done, and I would recommend it to anyone who wants to learn more about real estate fraud. However, be forewarned.it is a very disturbing documentary.

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Bryan S.

I came across this documentary at a local library and watched it on the fly. I was not expecting much at all and was very pleasantly surprised. This is an eye opening look at the extreme lengths people will go to for fame and fortune. It's also a great reminder of how fake the media is and how powerful the human spirit can be. I highly recommend this film to anyone who loves documentaries. There are a few points that I feel could have been made a little better but overall it was an excellent documentary. The performances were amazing and the documentary felt like a real story that could be real.

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Gloria Sanders

You can't help but to feel good when you see how the world can be turned upside down. When we look back on the past, we see what has been done to others, and the how it can affect us. The film explores what has been done to the US in the past, but it also brings up questions that still exist, and it gives us a little bit of hope for the future.

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Megan

I just got back from a screening of this film and I am truly overwhelmed by the power of this film to inform and empower the public. This is one of the most powerful documentaries I have ever seen. It is beautifully shot, expertly edited and expertly acted. I am a Christian, and am an advocate for the "Love Wins" message, but this film is about what love looks like in America. I would love to see this film released on DVD. There is not much more I can say without giving away the story. It is amazing. I cannot think of anything I would want to change about this film. The story of "American Hustle" is so well known that I can not think of anything to add to the story. I hope the story can help people to see the reality of how corrupt the American legal system really is. I hope this film is released on DVD soon. I am so excited about it. I will be asking for my money back and will be giving it to the charity of my choice. This film is a must see for anyone who is interested in what the American legal system really looks like.

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Janice R.

I first saw this documentary about 10 years ago, and it still remains one of the most important films I have ever seen. It is a must for everyone who values peace, and to really see what it takes to build a democracy. This film is about the lives of the people who lived in East Berlin before the Berlin Wall fell. It is a fascinating and moving documentary about a country torn apart by communism. The film starts with a conversation between the girls in East Berlin, and then we see them getting a new apartment, and then we see the hardships of the people who were forced to live in the East Berlin. They say, "Life in East Berlin was better than life in the USA. People were hungry, dirty, and homeless. We had no TV, and our clothes were always torn. I had no idea what to do with my life." And that is the real reason why this film is so important. It shows the true face of communism, and shows the plight of the people who lived in East Berlin. If you are looking for an entertaining documentary, this is the one you need to see. It shows the true horrors of communism, and how horrible it was. There is no doubt that communism was a terrible thing, but this documentary shows the horror of it. It shows how people died because of this evil, and it shows how the people of East Berlin were betrayed by the authorities. The documentary was well-done and I strongly recommend it to anyone who has an interest in history or a passion for freedom. This is an essential film, and I would highly recommend it to anyone who loves to watch documentaries. If you love movies, or just want to see a good documentary, then I highly recommend this film.

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James S.

I just saw this at the Sundance Festival, and I can't believe that so many people, who I'm sure have not seen the film, loved it so much. I was impressed with the message of the film, and the way it was told. I'm a feminist, and I'm an activist in my own way. But I have never before been so moved by a film. I was also very impressed with the way the film was made. There was no scene that I found to be boring or confusing. I would say that the film was an artistic triumph. I will definitely be watching it again, and I will be recommending it to friends. I'm sorry that I don't have more words to express my feelings about this film, but I feel it's a very important film that should be seen by everyone.

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Melissa

It was a hard film to watch for me to watch the reality of a living person being put into a steel cage with no possibility of escape. I found it incredibly upsetting. I also found it fascinating to see how people who were in the same situation as Tony, but were able to leave their cages and walk away, were able to get away with what Tony was put in. I think this film is really important for people to see. This film is really a "wake-up call" to the people who were affected by Tony's cage.

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Angela L.

This is a good documentary, it is informative, funny, and moving. I've been watching it on the DVD for months and I can't wait to see it on the big screen. I don't understand why it has been rated so poorly, it is not racist or anti-semitic or anything like that, it is just a good documentary. The only thing that disappointed me was the extreme violence, there were many shots of people getting shot in the head, but it was just the tip of the iceberg, and it doesn't really matter. It's about how much we can take, it's not about a particular culture or religion or race or religion. I can understand how it may offend some people, but if you're a Muslim or a Christian or a Jew, you will find it enlightening. It doesn't take any position on anything, but it shows that even in the midst of extreme violence, there are people who try to do the right thing. There are people who can't believe it is real, and if it were a joke, it would be a bad joke. It's not a very violent film, but it does show how hard it is to live in a culture where you don't have much control over what goes on around you, but in a few years you may have to start to control it all over again. It's a good film, and I will be recommending it to friends, but I think it should have been rated more.

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Richard Rose

It's too bad that this film was rejected at Cannes, it's a very important film about a really important subject, the US's involvement in the Middle East. If I could give this film an 8/10, I would, but I can't.

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Olivia Jones

This is a must see documentary about the massacre at Columbine High School in Littleton Colorado in 1999. It is an amazing film with a very interesting story. It is a very well made film that tells the story of the incident and gives a very good insight into the people involved. I found the story interesting and the footage from the night of the shooting to be very moving. The video clips of the children playing were very moving. It was a very well made film and it was very well done. It is very emotional and the story of the incident is very well told. I highly recommend this film to anyone.

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Beverly Jones

This is a really powerful film. Not only does it bring out the worst of the human condition, it also gives a rare insight into the religious culture of America. People may say that this film is offensive, but I don't think that it is. It does show how badly many people have been affected by the drug war. It is shocking to see how drug companies and politicians profit from this problem. It also shows how incredibly immoral it is to even try to bring drugs into this country without first having a decent health care system. In the end, this film shows that it is truly possible to make a film about the drug war without it being racist or offensive. The film also shows how powerless many people are when it comes to the drug war, especially when it comes to making a film about it. Many people have no hope in the future and this film shows how some people can do something about it. A film that will be remembered for years to come.

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Tiffany Thompson

I just finished watching the film and I was speechless. This is one of the best documentaries I have ever seen. It really made me think about the fact that I don't really know how I fit in the world. I can see why people might get offended by this film. I think it is very important to discuss this subject, as it is very sensitive and can hurt people in the family. People can be offended by the way that we treat one another. I think that this film is very important because it is not just a documentary, but a history of how we are perceived by others. This film is also an amazing piece of work because it is so beautiful and it shows us that there are many different sides of the world, and the differences we see between different cultures are not always the ones that are the most obvious. I think that it is a beautiful and informative film that should be shown in schools. This film is also an example of how people are misunderstood and many people have no idea of how we are treated. I think that people are shocked by how we treat each other, but I think that the main point of the film is that it shows how the people have to change, and that they are not always the way that they want to be. I would definitely recommend this film to anyone who wants to see a documentary about how the world is perceived. I would definitely recommend this film to anyone who is curious about the world, or who wants to know how we are viewed by others.

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Ruth B.

I think this documentary is excellent. It tells a fascinating story of two people who were willing to change the world. It also shows how a simple idea can have such a profound effect on so many people. The story is told in an extremely simple way. We see a documentary that could be easy to miss and we see a documentary that could be hard to miss. I can't wait for the next one!

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Thomas C.

I am not familiar with the other comments, but I thought this movie was very good. I'm not a feminist, but I found the movie very insightful, and I'm sure that any person would be interested in seeing this movie. I am not the kind of person who wants to be politically correct, but I think that the movie was very informative and I was quite impressed by the accuracy of the information presented. I also liked the fact that they used real people to represent the different opinions of the participants in the movie. I think that it's important to be open to new ideas, and to make your mind up as to whether or not the ideas presented are true. I also think that if you are looking for a movie that is very true to reality, then I would not recommend this movie. If you want to see a movie that is very true to the ideas of the movie, then I would recommend this movie. However, if you want a movie that is not politically correct, then I would not recommend this movie.

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Rebecca Valdez

This film is definitely one to watch. I had no idea what I was in for but I am so glad I took the time to see it. It is so much more than a documentary. The person who made the film does a fantastic job of telling a story that many people are not familiar with. I think it is a very good film. The production quality is very high. It was very well thought out and made the audience feel like they were really there with the families. The viewer gets a sense of the people and what they were like. They did not try to portray these people as being "bad" or "good" but they showed that they were just a bunch of people who had something in common and they were in a situation that they could not control. It is very important that people see this film because it is one of the few documentaries that I would not mind seeing again and again.