The Kid with a Bike
aka Le Gamin au vélo
First screened in January 2013
Directors: Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne. Cast: Thomas Doret, Cécile de France, Jérémie Renier, Egon Di Mateo, Fabrizio Rongione, Valentin Jacob, Laurent Jacob, Carl Jadot, Batiste Sorin, Samuel De Rijk, Romain Clavareau, Jasser Jaafari, Charles Monnoyer, Youssef Tiberkanine, Michèle Romus, Mireille Bailly, Olivier Gourmet. Screenplay: Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne.
Twitter Capsule: Taut, economical as ever. Strong kid's eye view. Thinner around adults, but Rongione great foil for de France.

Photo © 2011 Les Films du Fleuve, © 2012 Sundance Selects
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Foreign Language Film

Other Awards:
Cannes Film Festival: Grand Jury Prize (tie)
European Film Awards: Best Screenplay

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