The Tournées Festival/Film Today: 'Le Gamin au vélo' / 'The Kid with a Bike'
CalArts, Bijou Theater
Le Gamin au vélo / The Kid with a Bike
Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne
2011 / 87 min.
FILM/VIDEO: The sublime tale of love and redemption begins with an 11-year-old boy in frantic, desperate motion. Refusing to acknowledge that he’s been abandoned by his father, Cyril escapes the children’s home where he’s been living. As the authorities from the children’s home catch up with him, Cyril, refusing to return, tightly grips a total stranger, a woman named Samantha, who will prove to be the heartbroken boy’s savior.
This event is part of The Tournées Festival, the weekly series of new French films on campus.
Support for the Tournées Festival is provided by:
- Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States / Centre National de la Cinématographie et l’Image Animée
- CampusFrance / Florence Gould Foundation / highbrow entertainment