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Les Enfants Terribles

1950 Rated NR 1hr 46m

After teenager Paul (Edouard Dermithe) is injured in a schoolyard fight and ordered to bed rest, his doting sister, Elisabeth (Nicole Stéphane), assumes the lead role in his care. But when Elisabeth takes on a boarder (Renée Cosima) who strongly resembles Paul's boyhood crush, the siblings' close relationship is threatened. Director Jean-Pierre Melville also penned the screenplay to this black-and-white drama, based on a novel by Jean Cocteau.

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Movie Details

1953 BAFTA®
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

French: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; trailer; cast and crew interviews.