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The Child

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Running time
95 min.
Belgium Belgium
Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
Alain Marcoen
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Co-production Belgium-France; Les Films Du Fleuve / Archipel 33 / RTBF (Télévision Belge) / arte France Cinéma / Eurimages / Canal+ / Scope Pictures / Centre National de la Cinématographie
Drama | Social Drama. Adoption
Synopsis / Plot
Sonia (François) and Bruno (Renier), a young couple living off her benefit and the thefts committed by his gang, have a new source of money: their newborn son. Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, with L'Enfant, propose a very political vision of Belgian (and European) society.
2005: César Awards: 5 Nominations
2005: Cannes Film Festival: Palme d´Or (Golden Palm)
2005: Valladolid Film Festival - Seminci: Official Selection
2005: Guldbagge Awards (Sweden): Best Foreign Film
2006: European Film Awards: Nominated for Audience Award
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