Eschewing sentimentality for heart-wrenching realism, this French drama by director Maurice Pialat follows the travails of young François (Michel Terrazon), a foster child forced from one home to another in spite of the increasing damage done to his psyche. A stark portrait of childhood, the film unflinchingly chronicles the boy's gradual emotional breakdown. With Linda Gutemberg, Raoul Billerey. 83 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; bonus short "L'Amour Existe" (1960); interview; featurette. In French with English subtitles.