- Original title
- Running time
- 91 min.
Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
Co-production Belgium-France; RTBF (Télévision Belge) / Les Films Du Fleuve / ARP / Canal+ / Centre National de la Cinématographie / La Laterne Nationale / October Films
Drama | Social Drama. Job/Employment
- Synopsis / Plot
- Seventeen-year-old Rosetta lives in a trailer park with her alcoholic mother and wants nothing more out of life than the simple dignity of a job. She becomes so desperate for work that she betrays the young man, Riquet, who befriended her, so that she can assume his job at a waffle stand. The film's look is distinctive, featuring close-in shots with a hand-held camera that visual reflect Rosetta's emotional instability.
: Cannes: Palme d´Or (Golden Palm), Best Actress (Dequenne, ex-aequo)
: César Awards: Nominated for Most Promising Actress (Dequenne)
: European Film Awards: 2 Nominations including Best Film
: Independent Spirit Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
1999: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Most Promising Actress (Dequenne)
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