Wednesday 25 September – 7.00pm
At the Alliance Française Auditorium
“The kid with a bike” directed by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
87min – 2011 – Drama / Comedy – in French with English subtitles.
Starring Cécile de France, Jérémie Renier, Thomas Doret…
Abandoned by his father, a young boy is left in a state-run youth farm. In a random act of kindness, the town hairdresser agrees to foster him on weekends. Focused on the fading figure of his father, the kid doesn’t seem to notice the unconditional love given by the hairdresser.
“Once again, the Dardenne brothers disturb. But their view has never been so tender.” Telerama
“of a disconcerting sincerity, spontaneity and fluidity” Écran Large
“a quietly rapturous film about love and redemption” The New York Times