The Child

Young, unmarried couple Sonia and Bruno have just had a son, who Sonia names Jimmy. Bruno, who did not visit her while she was in the hospital, scoffs at the notion of what he considers traditional employment, instead eking out a living primarily on petty crimes committed with his fourteen year old associate, Steve. He even sublets Sonia's small apartment while she is in the hospital, he sleeping either in the homeless shelter or squatting in what he calls his "shack" down by the river. On the day after Sonia gets out of the hospital, she allows Bruno to take Jimmy for a walk while she stands in line for her benefits. On that walk, Bruno makes the unilateral decision to sell Jimmy to a black market adoption agency. Upon finding out what Bruno has done, Sonia has a breakdown and falls unconscious. Fearing that Sonia will turn him over to the police when she regains consciousness, Bruno tries to get Jimmy back while he leaves Sonia in the hospital in her unconscious state. But Bruno ...

  • Jean-Pierre Dardenne
  • Luc Dardenne

Release Date: 2005-10-19
IMDb icon 7.5/10
  • Country: BE, FR
  • Language: French
  • Revenue: Cumulative Worldwide $5,507,396

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How much has The Child made?
Commercial movie fees worldwide today are Cumulative Worldwide $5,507,396.
Who is the director of the movie The Child?
This movie was directed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne.
What is the genre of The Child?
The movie belongs to the genres of Crime, Drama, Romance, Palme d’Or winners Movies.
Who starred in The Child?
Many famous actors starred in this movie, here are the names of the most famous: Jérémie Renier, Déborah François, Jérémie Segard, Fabrizio Rongione, Olivier Gourmet.
What is The Child IMDB Ranking?
At the moment, the rating is 7.5.
When was The Child released?
The start date for this movie on USA TV is 2005-10-19.