Original name: La petite voleuse
Duration: 105 min.
In a small town in post-World-War-II France, an unhappy sixteen-year-old (Janine Castang) tries to escape her dreary situation by any means at her disposal. Three successive friends (Michel Davenne, a married lover; Raoul, a fellow thief; Mauricette Dargelos, a photographer and fellow prisoner) help her learn from her mistakes.
sentimental, serious, touching, realistic, intellectual
innocence lost, friendship, parents and children, romance, teenage life, coming of age, youth, pregnancy, family relations, friends, fetish, age difference, runaway, love triangle, uncle niece relationship, search, teen angst, theft, teenage girl, swimsuit, reformatory, seaside, recruit, tomboy, french soldier ...
20th century, 40s, 1950s