Keswick Film Festival

Saturday 18th February 7:00 PM - Alhambra

The Child

Director: Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne Country: Belgium
Cert: 15 Year: 2005 Length: 100 minsLanguage: French
2006 Festival
The Child

Audience Reaction

Score: 64.29% Attendance: 50


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Dispossessed twenty-year-old Bruno, living on benefits and thieving, sells his baby on the black market. Realising his mistake, he scrambles to reclaim his lost son. Winning a second Palme d'Or in 2005 for its director brothers (the first was for Rosetta in 1998), this is a devastating redemptive tale marking the culmination of one man's searing journey into adulthood.

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