CANNES ’11 – The kid with the bike

Twelve year-old Cyril (Thomas Doret), abandoned by his father (Jérémie Rénier), lives in a state-run children’s home. He is inarticulate, rebellious and intent on finding the father who not only has gone AWOL without a word to Cyril or a forwarding address but has sold the boy’s much-loved bike. Cyril’s path crosses that of Samantha (a luminous Cécile de France), a hairdresser who becomes a ... more >