Original name: Le Gamin au vélo
Country: Belgium, France, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
bleak, gloomy, serious, enigmatic, melancholic, sincere, realistic, compassionate, touching, reflective, talky, art house, harsh, meditative, psychological, dramatic, breathtaking, road movie, ironic, disturbing, surreal, biting, atmospheric, light, emotional, depressing
coming of age, kids in trouble, realism, childhood, adolescence, mentor, runaway, father son relationship, parenthood, life is a bitch, depression, coming-of-age, loneliness, gangs, life & death, culture clash, pardon, obsession, acceptance, orphan, redemption, youth, life, crime gone awry, storytelling, brutality, character study, dysfunctional family, brothers, natural disaster, adoption, hospital, catastrophe, islam, working class, destiny, life philosophy, nudity (full frontal - brief), classic car, crime, self discovery, innocence lost, poverty, idealism, blindness, parents and children, sacrifice, rebellion, school, transformation, existentialism, society, bullying, workplace, teenager, solitude, gunfight, family problems, happy ending, sexual abuse, ethnic conflict, french, family relations, foster home, father son reunion, abandoned by father, crying, boy, theft, street kid, petty criminal, goodhearted, unlikely relationship, abandoned, locking a door, mother son relationship, watching someone, knocking on a window, euro, restaurant kitchen, surrogate son, door bell, unconsciousness, locked door, counselor, falling from a tree, playing a video game, concierge, entrapment, missing father, climbing out a window, threat to kill, head injury, graffiti, alley, juvenile delinquent, waiting room, knocking on a door, knocked unconscious, getaway car, grandmother grandson relationship, search for father, boarding school, 11 year old, supermarket, breakup, guardian, seat belt, soccer, cousin cousin relationship, trailer, surrogate mother, sunglasses, washing machine, baseball bat, street gang, forest, drug dealer, thief, psychologist, fight, backpack, sleeping, climbing a tree, absent father, hit with a baseball bat, gas station, stolen money, sandwich, cell phone, robbery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, pursuit, liar, bus, running, drugs, riding a bicycle, underwear, cooking, bicycle, deception, cafe, drug use, revenge, cigarette smoking, elevator, nickname, hand kissing, apology, telephone, trust, food, eating, promise, listening to music, money, handshake, park, lie, friend, bar, chase, restaurant, nurse, remote control, anger, kiss, friendship, social problems, responsibility, reluctant, hotel, small town, father-son relationship, finnish, wilderness, violence, unlikely friendships, prison escape, police investigation, poetry, first contact, drinking, demons, beautiful scenery, alter ego, adaptation
contemporary, 21st century