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Petite Maman

What's it about?

Nelly has just lost her grandmother. One day, her mother suddenly leaves, and Nelly meets a girl of her own age in the woods, building a fort.

Why did we pick it?

Clocking in at just 72 minutes, Petite Maman never overstays its welcome, focusing solely on the characters showing a unique and touching perspective on grief and abandonment through the eyes of a child.

Who's in it?

Nina Meurisse - Mother

Who made it?

Céline Sciamma - Director & Writer



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