The Kid With A Bike (12A)

2011 (France)(Drama)
(French with English subtitles)
Starring: Thomas Doret, Cécile De France and Jérémie Renier
Directors: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

Abandoned by his father, a young boy is left in a state-run youth farm. In a random act of kindness, the town hairdresser agrees to foster him on weekends. The film opens with young Cyril Catoul (Thomas Doret), trying to break free from an orphanage to see his father, while everyone around him is trying to explain that his father has left him there and he soon comes into the care of Samantha (the great Cecile De France), a hairdresser in the town nearby who runs into him by chance.
(1hr 27m)