The Wild Child Movie Review Summary

Actors: François Truffaut, Jean-Pierre Cargol, Françoise Seigner, Jean Dasté, Claude Miller

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François Truffaut wrote and directed THE WILD CHILD in 1969.

France, 1798. A 12 years old boy is found in the forest. He has lived alone for 8 years, eating fruits and roots. François Truffaut, a young doctor, is given by the French medical authorities the opportunity to take the boy to his private house and try to educate him. Patiently, Truffaut observes the young boy and makes experiments with him.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1600 to 1899 Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Parent(s) gone?    -   Orphan story

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Forest?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   prison

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Is this movie based on a    -   book

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