WAITING FOR AUGUST

Dumb Jan: I thought I was watching a moving–albeit too tidy–feature about a Romanian family, but it turns out Waiting for August is a documentary! Now all my original objections are amplified. Seven kids stuck in a small apartment with no parents? “Fly-on-the-wall” doc suffers from Hawthorne Effect with heavily edited “heart-warming” footage. Sorry, but good intentions are… Continue reading WAITING FOR AUGUST