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Ballad of the Little Soldier (TV)

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Original title
Ballade vom kleinen Soldaten (Ballad of the Little Soldier) (TV)
Running time
45 min.
Germany - West Germany (FRG) Germany - West Germany (FRG)
Werner Herzog, Denis Reichle
Michael Edols, Jorge Vignati
Süddeutscher Rundfunk (SDR) / Werner Herzog Filmproduktion
Documentary | Childhood. Army. Half-length Film. TV Movie. Nicaraguan Revolution
Synopsis / Plot
Werner Herzog looks at the young soldiers who make up the Miskito Indian rebel army. The Indians are an abused minority who sided with the Sandinistas in the Nicaragua civil war. However once the Sandinistas won the Indians were once more an abuse minority and had to fight once more for their rights.
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