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About the Movie
The world’s first movie about kids in global cinema. It’s a passionate, poetic portrait of the adventures of childhood – its surrealism, loneliness, fun, destructiveness and stroppiness – as seen through 53 great films from 25 countries. It includes classic movies like E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial and The Red Balloon, also dozens of masterpieces (many directed by women) that are almost unknown.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 16
- Fresh: 15
- Rotten: 1
- Average Rating: 7.5/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: Mark Cousins' essay on children and cinema is playful and profound.
Fresh: It's a great subject, with great objects of fascination, study, interpretation.
Fresh: Something about Mark Cousins's feyly magisterial presenting style fits the material like a glove in his new documentary - it may be the best thing he's ever done.
Fresh: Mark Cousins's infectious enthusiasm for cinema and his lightly worn knowledge shine through.