The opening sequence to Les diables swiftly establishes the precarious nature of the existence of Chloé and her brother Joseph, who are around 12 or 13 years old. They steal food from somebody’s house before retreating into the forest.
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Powerful and troubling. This must have been one of those brave and scandalous movies from the last decade. Stunning performances by then the young Adèle Haenel and Vincent Rottiers highlight this film's disturbingly complex and juvenile story. It's a golden find that I would never watch again, a beautiful contradiction.