Ponette
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A four-year-old girl must come to terms with the loss of her mother and the reality of death in this award-winning French drama. Little Ponette (Victoire Thivisol) is riding in a car with her mother when they're involved in a serious accident; Ponette survives, but her mother does not. Her father (Xavier Beauvois) initially reacts with anger over his late wife's careless driving, while her Aunt Claire (Claire Nebout) tries to comfort the child by telling her about Jesus and the resurrection. However, none of this does much to reassure Ponette or clarify her confusion about the… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 91%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"... as powerful a film as has been made about the interior life of children."
‑ Jeffrey Overstreet, Looking Closer
"Outstanding study of troubled child"
‑ Daniel Eagan, Film Journal International
"The kind of intimate drama that stops you in your tracks and leaves you marveling at the magnificence of the human soul."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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