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2,552 Ratings


Belgium, France, 2005
Drama, Thriller


A dispossessed young couple living in a bleak industrial Belgian town live off unemployment benefits, panhandling and petty theft. Their lives change forever when they have a baby. The father learns how one avaricious decision can affect the lives of everyone in his orbit.

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L'enfant Directed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2005 | Winner: Palme d'Or

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2006 | 2nd place: Best Film

2006 | Nominee: Best Director

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