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A young koala's beach adventure

August 29th 2012
"The kid with a bike" this Saturday

"Young Cyril, THOMAS DORET, is a wild child living in an orphanage. He's desperate to find his father who has moved on leaving no forwarding address. And he's also desperate to find his bike. A chance meeting with hairdresser Samantha, CECILE DE FRANCE, turns his life around a little bit. She finds his bike and he gets to stay with her weekends." That's how ABC's At the Movies reviewer, Margaret Pomeranz, sets the scene for this Cannes Grand Prix-winning film which is to be screened this Saturday by Magnetic Island Film Society at the RSL Hall in Arcadia.

Margaret writes, "Jean-Pierre and Luc, would have to be the greatest humanist filmmakers working today. Their capacity to draw us into a painful world and make us empathise to the extent we do is just extraordinary. And so it is with The kid with a bike. To see the rest of her review (Click here)

Movie Details:
Classification: M
Duration: 87 mins
Genre: Drama
Director: Jean-Pierre Dardenne
Lead actor: Thomas Doret
Cast: Cecile De France, Jeremie Renier, Fabrizio Rongione
Producer: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne, Denis Freyd
Screenplay: Jean-Pierra Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
Distributor: Umbrella Entertainment
Language: French
Country: France

Screening Details:
Screening at the RSL Hall, 31 Hayles Avenue, Arcadia
Dinner Service, Refreshments & Bar available from 6.30pm till 8.00pm
Screening 8 pm (Each first Saturday of the month)
Please be early so we may start PROMPTLY at 8.00 pm

Adults $10.00 Conc. $8.00 Members Free
Annual membership $50.00 Conc. $40.00 Annual membership includes admission for one calendar year (10 screenings) & discount to the Film Festival (March each year). Half-yearly also available.

What do you think? Send us your comments.

Readers comments
Syl Hayes In reply to Fair raises $15,000 for school
What a wonderful outcome for the school! I had a great time face-painting with Luke and Sasha, met lots of kids and parents,scored some great books at the Trash n Treasure stall, and even remembered to vote. Everywhere you looked people were enjoying themselves...such a tribute to the organisers. Well done!
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