Director René Clément's bittersweet drama depicts the ravages of war on its youngest victims. After being orphaned when a Nazi strafing kills her parents and her dog, 5-year-old Paulette (Brigitte Fossey) is taken in by farm boy Michel Dolles (Georges Poujouly) and his family. While his parents are busy feuding with their neighbors, the youngsters cope with the death surrounding them by creating a cemetery for animals killed in the fighting.
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- Rene Clement
- This movie is
- 1954 BAFTA®
- Best Film
- 1955 Academy Award®
- Best Writing nominee
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
French: Dolby Digital Mono, English: Dolby Digital MonoOther features
Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; new and archival interviews with director and actor; alternate opening and ending.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it