A STORY OF CHILDREN AND FILM

By Mark COUSINS

HANWAY FILMS - as SALES All rights, World

Documentary - Completed 2013

A STORY OF CHILDREN AND FILM is the world’s first movie about kids in
global cinema. A passionate, poetic portrait of the adventures of childhood – its surrealism, loneliness, fun, destructiveness and vitality – as seen through 53 great films from 25 countries.

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Festival de Cannes 2013
Cannes Classics
Toronto - TIFF 2013
TIFF Docs
    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 100 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Mark COUSINS
    • Synopsis
    • Following the international success of The Story Of Film: An Odyssey, Mark Cousins turns his unique, critical eye to youth and childhood in Cinema. A STORY OF CHILDREN AND FILM is the world’s first movie about kids in global cinema. A passionate, poetic portrait of the adventures of childhood – its surrealism, loneliness, fun, estructiveness and vitality – as seen through 53 great films from 25 countries.
      From the critical and commercial hits such as E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial and Moonrise Kingdom to well-known classics The Red Balloon and 400 Blows, it also features dozens of rarely seen masterpieces. A STORY OF CHILDREN AND FILM is an eye opener, a landmark film and a celebration of both childhood and the movies.
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