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The Child (L'Enfant) (2005)

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Fabrizio Rongione Fabrizio Rongione
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Olivier Gourmet Olivier Gourmet
Policier en civil
Anne Gerard Anne Gerard
Bernard Marbaix Bernard Marbaix
Jean-Claude Boniverd Jean-Claude Boniverd
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A great movie

7 years, 9 months ago at Jan 29 7:48
Back in the 90's, the Dardenne brothers already won the Golden Palm with 'Rosetta' but, personally, I found that this movie ather underwhelming, probably the least appealing movie they made so far as a matter of fact. Still, theyare one of few directors who managed to win twice the Golden Palm and I was really curious to see if the second time around, they did actually deserve this prestigious awa... read more
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Description: Bruno and Sonia are boy friend and girl friend, playful, immature. She's still in her teens; they chase each other, share cigarettes, spray sodas and wrestle. The thing is, they also have a new baby. Just out of hospital, Sonia seeks out Bruno to bring him his son. Bruno's indifferent. In the grimy Belgian city of Seraing, he's a petty thief with no interest in work, no plan, spending money as fast as he can fence cameras and jewelry. He sells the baby. Sonia's reaction and Bruno's surprise at her response inform his subsequent actions. The camera follows and observes him: has he a nascent conscience or any chance at redemption? ... (more)
Release date: 14 September 2005
Tags: Drama (11), Belgium (7), French (6), 2000s (6), Crime (5), 2005 (5), Teen (4), Belgian (4), Cannes Winner (3), Romance (3), (3), Palme D'or (3), Prison (2), Theft (2), Misery (2), Foreign (2), Using A Stone As A Hammer (1), Capture (1), Stolen Goods (1), Mother Son Relationship (1)
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