Forbidden Games, DVD



René Clément directs this moving, multi-award winning wartime drama.

Set in France in 1940, the story follows five-year-old Paulette (Brigitte Fossey), who is left traumatised after her parents and pet dog are killed in a Nazi air attack whilst fleeing Paris.

She soon finds herself befriended by ten-year-old Michel Dollé (Georges Poujouly), however, whose peasant family takes her in.

As Paulette and Michel become best friends, they find a way of coping with the death and destruction that surrounds them by creating their own world, and in particular, a small cemetery in the ruins of an old barn, where they bury Paulette's dog, and any other dead animals and insects they find.


  • Format: DVD
  • Region: 2
  • Certification: (12)
  • EAN: 5055201820358
  • Catalogue number: OPTD2378
  • Studio: StudioCanal
  • Release date:
  • Genre: Drama
  • Colour: B/W


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