The Kid with a Bike on DVD

Directed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

Winner of the Grand Prix at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival and nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Foreign-Language Film, THE KID WITH A BIKE powerfully delves into the emotional life of a troubled young boy—and finds hope within.

When 11-year-old Cyril (newcomer Thomas Doret) is abandoned by his father (Jérémie Renier), the boy obsessively tries to find his bicycle—after all, his father must have cared about him enough not to sell that off, he reasons. Almost by accident, he becomes the ward of a kind hairdresser (Cécile de France), a woman who seems surprised to find herself so determined to help him. With his wild, unpredictable behavior and his disastrous search for father figures, Cyril risks losing her—though she refuses to give up without a fight. Full of heartbreaking betrayals and unexpected grace, THE KID WITH A BIKE is a film about a child, abandoned to the elements, learning to become good.

The Kid with a Bike (Le gamin au vélo)
  • 87 minutes
  • Directed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne
  • Starring Thomas Doret, Jérémie Renier, Cécile de France.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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