• Ponette (1996)

Ponette

Release Date: 1996

DVD Release Date: May 26th, 1998

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary

After losing her mother in a car accident that leaves her with a broken arm, 4-year-old Ponette (Victoire Thivisol) struggles with anguish and fear. Left by her father with a caring aunt (Claire Nebout) and her children, Ponette grieves, secretly hoping her mother will somehow come back. Confused by the religious explanations provided by adults, and challenged by the cruel taunts of a few children at school, little Ponette must make her way through her emotional turmoil.

Cast: Victoire Thivisol, Marie Trintignant, Xavier Beauvois, Claire Nebout, Matiaz Bureau Caton, Delphine Schiltz, Aurélie Vérillon, Léopoldine Serre

Director: Jacques Doillon

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Transformation, Emotional, France, Friend, Death, Growing up, Mother, 1990s, Father, Small town, School

Stream and Watch Online

Similar Movies

Small Change
Small Change

Filmed in the small French city of Thiers, François Truffaut's episodic comedy-drama concerns one of the director's favorite subjects: childhood. A class clown stalls the teacher long enough to avoid...

Stream Online
My Life as a Dog
My Life as a Dog

A boy (Anton Glanzelius), obsessed with comparing himself with those less fortunate, experiences a different life at the home of his aunt and uncle (Tomas von Brömssen) in 1959 Sweden.

Um Filme Falado
Um Filme Falado

On the Mediterranean, a professor (Leonor Silveira) shows her young daughter (Filipa de Almeida) ancient sites, while three women engage the ship's captain (John Malkovich) in debate.