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The Kid with a Bike 12

Director. Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

The Dardennes’ typically understated but deeply affecting portrait of a teenager abandoned by his feckless father and informally ‘adopted’ by a kindly hairdresser combines incisive social observation with a psychological directness at times reminiscent of fairy tale. A battle between good and evil for a boy’s soul, set in a recognisable lower-middle-class environment, it casts a powerful spell

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Directed by

Jean-Pierre Dardenne

Luc Dardenne

Featuring

Jérémie Renier

Cécile de France

Thomas Doret

Collection

Cannes Film Festival Cannes Film Festival selects Setting Off Festival Favourites

Certificate

12 Contains one use of strong language and moderate violence

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