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3.5
21 Ratings

The Children

Les enfants

France, 1984
Comedy, Avant-Garde

Synopsis

A seven year old ‘child’ (played by an adult) decides to leave school declaring that listening to the other pupils discussing their studies for a while has allowed him to acquire enough knowledge.

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The Children Directed by Marguerite Duras, Jean Mascolo, Jean-Marc Turine

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1985 | 2 wins including: C.I.C.A.E. Award

1985 | 2 honorable mentions including: Competition