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The Kid with a Bike (Le gamin au vélo)

The Kid with a Bike (Le gamin au vélo)
  • 2011
  • Italy
  • 87 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
  • Cast: Thomas Doret, Cécile de France, Jérémie Renier
  • Language: French
  • UK release: 23 March 2012

Young boy Cyril (Doret) has recently entered foster care. When his beloved red bike is sold by his absent father, local hairdresser Samantha (de France) buys it back for him and the two get to know each other. The Dardenne brothers' latest is one of their best: incredibly simple and yet captivating.

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The Kid with a Bike

28 Feb 20125 stars

Naturalistic storytelling from the Dardenne brothers, starring Cecile de France and Thomas Doret

(12A) 87min The Dardenne brothers’ latest film is one of their very best – the story of the relationship between a young boy Cyril (Thomas Doret), recently taken into foster care, and local hairdresser Samantha (Cecile de France). The two meet by…

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