The Kid with a Bike Trailer (2011)



Tags: film festival, cyril, 2011 cannes film festival, dardenne brothers, kid with a bike, la promesse, jeremie renier

Description: Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, the deeply moving new film by the Dardenne brothers (L'enfant, Rosetta) delves into the emotional life of troubled 11-year-old Cyril (newcomer Thomas Doret). When his father (Jérémie Renier) abandons him, Cyril obsessively tries to find his bicycle - after all, his father must have cared about him enough not to sell that off, he reasons. Almost by accident, he becomes the ward of a kind hairdresser (Cécile de France), a woman who seems surprised to find herself so determined to help him. With his wild, unpredictable behavior and his disastrous search for father figures, Cyril risks losing her - though she refuses to give up without a fight. Full of heartbreaking betrayals and unexpected grace, THE KID WITH A BIKE is a film about a child, abandoned to the elements, learning to become good.

Release Date: 3/16/2012

Genre: Drama

Studio: IFC Films

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Release Dates:

Country Release Type Date
United States Theatrical Wide Release 3/16/2012
Spain Theatrical Wide Release 10/28/2011
Belgium Theatrical Wide Release 5/18/2011
Italy Theatrical Wide Release 5/20/2011
Germany Theatrical Wide Release 2/9/2012
United States DVD/Blu-ray Release 2/12/2013

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