A Story of Children and Film (101 mins)
Mark Cousins' personal and poetic exploration of the cinema of childhood is the world’s first movie about kids in global cinema. It’s a passionate, poetic portrait of the adventure of childhood: its surrealism, loneliness, fun, destructiveness and stroppiness: as seen through 53 great films from 25 countries.
Featuring Mark Cousins distinctive take on a range of films from renowned classics like E.T. to undiscovered gems such as Mohammed-Ali Talebi's The Boot, A Story of Children and Film is an eye opener, a landmark film and a celebration of both childhood and the movies.
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