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FORBIDDEN GAMES (1952) - child's eye view

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  • 1952
  • France
  • run-time 1h 26min
  • rating. 12


Doors 19:00 - Film 20:00

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Child’s Eye View is a short season focusing on children’s perspectives in films. The opening feature is Forbidden Games, a 1952 classic from French director René Clément.  Following young Paulette in the wake of her parents’ death during a German air raid, it is a moving meditation on the innocence of childhood and the trauma of war. Forbidden Games was first screened at the Cannes Film Festival and went on to win many accolades, such as the Golden Lion in Venice and the BAFTA for Best Film; come and discover it at Deptford Cinema!

Child's Eye View is a short season of films exploring the perspective of children in cinema. The films have been hand selected by a group of young programmers and funded by Creative Skillset.

Earlier Event: November 15
Later Event: November 17
RATCATCHER (1999) - child's eye view