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  • L’Enfance nue

    1969. France. Maurice Pialat. 82 min.

Sunday, September 17, 2006, 4:00 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2



  • L’Enfance nue

    1969. France. Directed by Maurice Pialat. Screenplay by Arlette Langmann, Pialat. With Michel Tarrazon, Marie-Louise Thierry, Rene Thierry. Literally translated as “naked childhood,” the title of Pialat’s purportedly autobiographical first feature announces what’s not to follow: sentimentality, pop psychology, and nostalgia. Stripped of the accoutrements that often gussy up renderings of the ugly-duckling stage of life, Pialat’s portrait of a hyperactive ten-year-old and the foster families in which he’s placed registers as acutely and devastatingly honest. Courtesy Roissy Films. 82 min.

In the Film exhibition Prix Jean Vigo

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