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Goodbye Children

7.8
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Original title
Au revoir les enfantsaka
AKA
  • Au revoir les enfants
Year
Running time
104 min.
Country
France France
Director
Screenwriter
Louis Malle
Music
Franz Schubert
Cinematography
Renato Berta
Cast
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Producer
Co-production France-Germany-Italy; Nouvelles Éditions de Films / MK2 Productions / Stella Films / CNC / Sofica Créations / Rai Uno Radiotelevisione
Genre
Drama | Friendship. Childhood. 1940s. II World War
Synopsis / Plot
During the winter of 1943, Julien Quentin, a pampered mother's boy who acts tough to the students at the school but is actually a soft kid who wets the bed, leaves his home in Paris at the end of Christmas break. Saddened to be returning to the tediousness of boarding school, Julien's classes seem uneventful until Père Jean, the headmaster, introduces three new pupils. One of them, Jean Bonnet, is the same age as Julien. Julien at first despises Bonnet, a standoffish intellectual who is being picked on by the rest of the class.
Awards
1987: 2 Nominations for Oscar: Best Foreign Language Picture, Original Screenplay
1987: Golden Globes: Nominated Best Foreign Language Film
1987: Independent Spirit Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
1987: Venice Film Festival: Golden Lion - Best Movie
1987: Cesar Awards: 7 Awards including Best Picture. 9 Nominations
1987: David di Donatello Awards: 3 awards, including Best Foreign Film
1988: BAFTA Awards: Best Director. 4 nominations
1988: European Film Awards: Best Screenplay. 3 Nominations
1988: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
1988: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Best Foreign Language Film
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