The Little Gangster
(Jacques Doillon, 1990). A poignant quasi-road movie that takes place in large part in a car going between Sete and Montpellier in the south of France, this is basically a three-character story involving a confused boy in search of a sister he had thought was dead, the sister, and a good-natured cop who tries to help them. Doillon is one of the rare directors whose adolescent characters are never stereotyped.
Tue., Feb. 10, 12:30, 4 & 7:30 p.m., 2009
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