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Elisabeth and her brother Paul live isolated from much of the world after Paul is injured in a snowball fight. As a coping mechanism, the two conjure up a hermetic dream of their own making. Their relationship, however, isn't exactly wholesome. Jealousy and a malevolent undercurrent intrude on their fantasy when Elisabeth invites the strange Agathe to stay with them -- and Paul is immediately attracted to her.

  1. Jean Cocteau

    Novel, Writer

  2. Jean-Pierre Melville

    Director, Writer

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Original Title Les Enfants terribles

Status Released

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  • July 28, 1952
    Theatrical

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Original Language French

Runtime 1h 45m

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