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1,167 Ratings

Forbidden Games

Jeux interdits

Directed by René Clément
France, 1952
Drama, War


A timeless evocation of childhood innocence corrupted, René Clément’s mythical and heartbreakingly real Forbidden Games tells the story of a young girl orphaned by war and the farm boy she joins in a fantastical world of macabre play.

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Forbidden Games Directed by René Clément

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1952 | Winner: Golden Lion

Academy Awards

1955 | Nominee: Best Writing, Motion Picture Story

1953 | Winner: Honorary Award

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