Goodbye Children (Au revoir les enfants) Showtimes and Tickets

Read Movie Reviews about Goodbye Children (Au revoir les enfants) Write a Movie Review for Goodbye Children (Au revoir les enfants)

Goodbye Children (Au revoir les enfants) poster

Release Date: Unknown

Genre: Drama, War

Rating: NR

Duration: 1hr 44min


This sincere but curiously unemotional quasi-autobiogra¬phy from Louis Malle is set in January 1944 during the German Occupation of France. After spending the holidays with his mother, 12-year-old Julien (Gaspard Manesse) is sent to a provincial Catholic boarding school, where he is brighter than all of his classmates except one—Bonnet (Raphael Fejto), a new arrival who, like Julien, has a great love of books. Their friendship grows and eventually Julien learns Bonnet's secret: he is one of three Jews being hid¬den from the Gestapo by the school's gutsy cleric, Fr. Jean (Philippe Morier-Genoud). Based on a childhood trauma experienced by producer-director-writer Malle, AU REVOIR LES ENFANTS is a deeply personal project that he has long wanted to make. Unfortunately, the film fails to generate the emotional power one would expect from a film dealing with Holocaust-related personal tragedy. Still, the film hit home with many audiences, winning the Golden Lion at the 1987 Venice Film Festival, and earning two Oscar nominations—Best Foreign Film and Best Screen¬play. The videotape is available in dubbed and subtitled (French into English) versions.

Searching for Showtimes ...
Please specify your location using the form below

Search For Theaters

Write a review for Goodbye Children (Au revoir les enfants)

Login to write review:

Roll Over stars and click to rate movie theater

Although updated daily, all theaters, movie show times, and movie listings should be independently verified with the movie theatre.
Contact for information or comments. Please read the Privacy Policy and terms of use. Enjoy the movie!
Copyright © 2015 Movie Times, Inc. Site Map | Google+

Help Fight Cancer

Partners: Ujena Swimwear