Events for June 23rd, 2012
Directed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne. Belgium. 2011. PG-13. 87 min. Sundance Selects. 35mm.
Fri, Jun 22 thru Thu, Jun 28 -- Roll over to view showtimes.
“The fast-moving boy in “The Kid With a Bike,” a quietly rapturous film about love and redemption from Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, races along with frightening intensity, his little legs pedaling hard, his eyes fixed on a heart-heavy destination. What the 11-year-old Cyril (the newcomer Thomas Doret, touchingly serious) wants — what every muscle in his small, tensed body strains toward — is the father who left him at a children’s home, abandoning his only son to the kindness of strangers with as seemingly little regard and feeling as someone else might toss a pair of old shoes. More»