Olivier, Olivier
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Olivier, the nine-year-old son of a country veterinarian, vanishes one afternoon on the way to his grandmother's house. The emotional aftermath of his disappearance sends his father packing from France to Africa and nearly destroys his mother, who clings to her remaining child, Nadine, and her devoted neighbor, Marcel. Several years later, having relocated to the city, the police investigator who handled the case meets a Paris rent boy whom he believes to be the missing Olivier. Once he returns to his rural home, the teenaged Olivier tries to assuage his mother's now-entrenched grief… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It rips into the nuclear family without any mercy, and in such a pitiless fashion like the way Chabrol operates."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Explores the subterranean emotions which can keep a family together or tear them apart"
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
‑ Cole Smithey, ColeSmithey.com
"Rarely has domestic dystunction been more intelligent and absorbing."
‑ Dan Lybarger, Kansas City Star
"Based on a newspaper story about a child's disappearance, this film, just like Holland's previous triumph Europa Europa, unfolds as a compelling fable about love, family, and denial."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
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