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The Son of the Shark (1993)

U 11/24/1993 (FR) DramaCrime 1h 30m
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Brothers Martin and Simon, not yet teens, are incorrigible vandals; Martin runs away from reform school, Simon from foster homes, and they always find each other in a seacoast town of Lignan, where their destructive behavior is infamous. (It may date to their mother's leaving the family.) Martin is philosophical, romantic, and poetic: he dreams of being the son of a shark; he holds tight to a book about goldfish his mother gave him. In both halting and wild ways, he tries to court Marie, a neighbor girl. Simon, with a pocketknife and an intractable will, seems more dangerous to others. What, on earth, is there for these children-becoming-men?

  1. Agnès Merlet

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  2. Santiago Amigorena

    Writer

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The Son of the Shark
The Son of the Shark

Original Title Le fils du requin

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Original Language French

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