Jeux Interdits


Still from Jeux Interdits

Friday, 17 February 2017: Jeux Interdits

Friday, 17 February 2017, 20:00

Venue: (see Locations and Tickets for further details)

Programme category: Forest Row Film Society

Director: René Clément, France 1952, 85 mins, 12

“1952’s lauded ‘Forbidden Games’ from France remains in a class by itself.” Los Angeles Times

France 1940. Five year old Paulette has lost her parents and dog in an airstrike. Clément’s masterpiece follows her and her friend Michel in their attempt to process grief and shows how children in wartime escape into fantasy and denial in order to survive their horrendous trauma.

Further reading

  1. Roger Ebert
  2. The New York Times