The Little Thief


In a small town in post-World-War-II France, an unhappy sixteen-year-old (Janine Castang) tries to escape her dreary situation by any means at her disposal. Three successive friends (Michel Davenne, a married lover; Raoul, a fellow thief; Mauricette Dargelos, a photographer and fellow prisoner) help her learn from her mistakes.

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  1. Claude Miller


  2. Claude de Givray


  3. François Truffaut


Top Billed Cast

  1. Charlotte Gainsbourg

    Charlotte Gainsbourg

    Janine Castang

  2. Didier Bezace

    Didier Bezace

    Michel Davenne

  3. Sd

    Simon de La Brosse


  4. Clotilde de Bayser

    Clotilde de Bayser

    Séverine Longuet

  5. Raoul Billerey

    Raoul Billerey

    L'oncle André Rouleau

  6. Chantal Banlier

    Chantal Banlier

    La tante Léa Rouleau

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Original Title La petite voleuse

Status Released

Original Language French

Runtime 1h 50m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • December 21, 1988
    R, Theatrical



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