Overview

Au revoir les enfants tells a heartbreaking story of friendship and devastating loss concerning two boys living in Nazi-occupied France. At a provincial Catholic boarding school, the precocious youths enjoy true camaraderie—until a secret is revealed. Based on events from writer-director Malle’s own childhood, the film is a subtle, precisely observed tale of courage, cowardice, and tragic awakening.

  1. Louis Malle

    Director, Screenplay

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  1. Gaspard Manesse

    Julien Quentin

  2. Raphael Fejtö

    Jean Bonnet

  3. Francine Racette

    Francine Racette

    Mme Quentin

  4. Philippe Morier-Genoud

    Père Jean

  5. Stanislas Carré de Malberg

    François Quentin

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Au Revoir les Enfants
Au Revoir les Enfants

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Original Title Au revoir les enfants

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 7, 1987
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

  • February 12, 1988
    Theatrical

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Original Language French

Runtime 1h 44m

Budget -

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