The Kid with a Bike (87 mins)
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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Featuring Thomas Doret, Cécile de France, Jérémie Renier
Directed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne
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