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Forbidden Games Movie Review Summary

Actors: Brigitte Fossey, Georges Poujouly

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FORBIDDEN GAMES (Jeux interdits) is a movie cowritten and directed by René Clément in 1952. The picture won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival.
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Brigitte Fossey's parents are killed in an air raid while fleeing Paris. The little girl is taken in by a peasant family and soon becomes the best friend of Michel, the youngest of the family. Both kids try to cope with the death that surrounds them by building a secret little cemetery where they bury all kinds of animals.
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Script Analysis of Forbidden Games

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes War impact on civilians/veterans    -   Yes Kind of conflict:    -   war (general)    -   war, WW II Coping with loss of loved one?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Age:    -   a kid Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm    -   lot of descript of animal care Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   ignorant small town people

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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