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The Wild Child

L'enfant sauvage

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Directed by François Truffaut
France, 1970
Drama

Synopsis

1798. In a forest, some countrymen catch a wild child who can not walk, speak, read neither write. The Doctor Itard is interested by the child, and starts to educate him. Everybody thinks he will fail, but with a lot of love and patience, he manages to obtain results…

Synopsis

1798. In a forest, some countrymen catch a wild child who can not walk, speak, read neither write. The Doctor Itard is interested by the child, and starts to educate him. Everybody thinks he will fail, but with a lot of love and patience, he manages to obtain results…

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The Wild ChildDirected byFrançois Truffaut

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Awards & Festivals

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National Board of Review
1971 | 3 wins including: Best Director
New York Film Critics Circle Awards
1970 | 3rd place: Best Screenplay
National Society of Film Critics Awards
1971 | Winner: Best Cinematography
1971 | 2nd place: Best Director
1971 | 3rd place: Best Film

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