Naked Childhood (L'Enfance nue)
Naked Childhood (L'Enfance nue) (1969)

In this children's drama, a 10-year old boy becomes deeply troubled after his mother abandons him and he must go through a series of foster families. He finally finds one and finds himself befriended by a kindly grandmother with whom he… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 17, 2010
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kent Turner
Film-Forward.com

Maurice Pialat's first feature film is an unmistakable and strong link to the elliptical, almost-vérité tradition of contemporary filmmaking

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Christopher Long
Movie Metropolis

No frills, just facts as the film hurtles along with breakneck efficiency.

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Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com

It conceives of characters not in the terms of the typical cinematic narrative, but rather as spontaneous beings, seemingly unpredictable even to themselves.

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Flixster User Reviews
Stella Dallas
very strong and heartbreaking film. an almost documentary look at a foster child and his troubles
Walter M.
In "L'Enfance Nue," Simone(Linda Gutemberg) and Robert Joigny(Raoul Billerey) at one time thought adding a foster child to their family would be… More