• Ponette (1996)


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

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