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The latest from the brother duo, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, The Kid With a Bike, vividly depicts the struggles of growing up a lower class Belgian from the vantage point of the young protagonist, Cyril. Cyril (Thomas Doret) is a hostile and unruly 11-year-old orphan determined to set off on a mission to find both his deadbeat dad and his bicycle. Along his journey, Cyril meets an empathetic hairdresser, Samantha (Cécile De France) who decides to care after him.
In preparation for the PFS 20th Anniversary movie event – Metropolis, I decided to do a little research on Fritz Lang’s 1927 masterpiece.
First I found an interesting movie analysis on a site called The VigilantCitizen (excerpts):
Fritz Lang’s 1927 silent movie “Metropolis” (link to blog post of Tampa Theater Summer Film Festival showing of the film)
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