The Wild Child

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  • G
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1970
  • Running time: 83 min
The Wild Child (French: L'Enfant sauvage, released in the United Kingdom as The Wild Boy) is a 1970 French film by director François Truffaut. Featuring Jean-Pierre Cargol, François Truffaut, Françoise Seigner and Jean Dasté, it tells the story of a... read more
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The Wild Child (French: L'Enfant sauvage, released in the United Kingdom as The Wild Boy) is a 1970 French film by director François Truffaut. Featuring Jean-Pierre Cargol, François Truffaut, Françoise Seigner and Jean Dasté, it tells the story of a child who spent the first eleven or twelve years of his life with little or no human contact. It is based on the true events regarding the child Victor of Aveyron, reported by Jean Marc Gaspard Itard. The film sold nearly 1.5 million tickets in France.

Original Release

02/26/1970

Cast

Jean-Pierre Cargol Victor
Francois Truffaut Dr. Jean Itard
Françoise Seigner Madame Guerin
Jean Dasté Professor Philippe Pinel
Annie Miller Madame Lemeri
Claude Miller Monsieur Lemeri
Paul Villé Remy
Nathan Miller Baby Lemeri
Mathieu Schiffman Mathieu
Jean Gruault Besucher im Institut
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Francois Truffaut

Writers

Francois Truffaut, Jean Gruault, Jean Itard

Cast

Jean-Pierre Cargol Victor
Francois Truffaut Dr. Jean Itard
Françoise Seigner Madame Guerin
Jean Dasté Professor Philippe Pinel
Annie Miller Madame Lemeri
Claude Miller Monsieur Lemeri
Paul Villé Remy
Nathan Miller Baby Lemeri
Mathieu Schiffman Mathieu
Jean Gruault Besucher im Institut
Gitt Magrini Countrywoman
Jean-Francois Stevenin Countryman
Laura Truffaut Girl at farm
Eva Truffaut Girl at farm
Guillaume Schiffman Boy at farm
Dominique Levert Child at farm
Jean Mandaroux Itard's Doctor
René Levert Police Official
Pierre Fabre Orderly at Institute
Robert Cambourakis Countryman

Producers

Editors

Agnès Guillemot

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