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Goodbye, Children (Au revoir les enfants) (1987)

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Gaspard Manesse Gaspard Manesse
Julien Quentin
Raphael Fejtö Raphael Fejtö
Jean Bonnet
Francine Racette Francine Racette
Mme Quentin
François Berléand François Berléand
Père Michel
Peter Fitz Peter Fitz
Muller


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Louis Malle Louis Malle
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14 years, 10 months ago at Jul 8 6:47
One movie of Louis Malle , Au Revoir Les Enfants was an OK movie – but probably only because of the excellent acting of Gaspard Manesse in the role of Julien Quentin who is an eleven yearld old boy sent to a catholic school in the countryside away from the bombing of Paris during the WWII. In the school Julian meets Jean Bonnet – who is actually a Jew boy who is hidden in the school under fake... read more

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9 years ago at May 4 11:32
It is probably one of the most heralded movies made by Louis Malle so I was really eager to check it out. Eventually, it won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film festival back in those days and it definitely deserved this prize. 10 years before, Louis Malle made another movie about France during WWII called 'Lacombe Lucien'. Personally, I did prefer 'Lacombe Lucien' because it was more original, a d... read more
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Description: The long shadow of Malle's autobiographical memoir of occupied France continues to fall heavily across subsequent representations of World War II, boarding school, and male adolescence--in fact, it would be difficult to identify a recent film that addresses these concerns and does not, in some substantial way, echo Au Revoir Les Enfants. The straightforward, unsentimental, gutsy Enfants finds its 12-year-old protagonist, Julien Quentin, sheltered from the conflict in a Catholic school. His classmate Jean, a new arrival, becomes first a competitor, then a beloved friend. Jean, however, hides a secret from his classmates and the G ... (more)
Release date: 12 February 1988
UPC: 037429207123
Tags: France (13), 1980s (10), WWII (9), Drama (7), Nazi (7), Children (6), School (5), Coming Of Age (5), War (4), German (4), Friendship (4), 1987 (4), Gestapo (4), Jewish (4), Boarding School (4), Hiding (4), Wet Dream (3), Jew (3), Priest (3), Betrayal (3)
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