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boarding school bereavement child


Release Date: September 25, 1996

Year    :   1996
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Les Films Alain Sarde, CNC, Canal+, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Cinéma
Director    :   Jacques Doillon
Producers    :   Alain Sarde, Antoinette Boulat, Christine Gozlan, Christel Baras, Lola Doillon, Eva Simonet, Sophie Blanvillain, Ève Guillou, Eric Aufèvre, Brune Compagnon, Marick Hermet, Magali Montoya, Sandrine Revet, Laurence Diaz, Pierre-Alban Guyot, Philippe Robine, Florence Sempé, Valérie Arroyo, Cécile Cabel, Muriel Robine
Writers    :   Jacques Doillon
RunTime    :   97 mins.

After losing her mother in a car accident that leaves her with a broken arm, 4-year-old Ponette struggles with anguish and fear. Left by her father with a caring aunt and her children, Ponette grieves, secretly hoping her mother will somehow come back. Confused by the religious explanations provided by adults, and challenged by the cruel taunts of a few children at school, little Ponette must make her way through her emotional turmoil.

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