Petite Maman (U) at South Hill Park
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Directed by Céline Sciamma | Drama/Fantasy | French with subtitles | 72 mins | France | 2021
Céline Sciamma takes us on another journey of discovery with Petite Maman. After the death of her beloved grandmother, eight-year-old Nelly meets a strangely familiar girl her own age in the woods. Instantly forming a connection with this mysterious new friend, Nelly embarks on a fantastical journey of discovery which helps her come to terms with this newfound loss.
Heartbreakingly hopeful fairytale for all ages – Mark Kermode, GUARDIAN
This [film] takes an unusual and thoughtful look at girlhood, motherhood and friendship. It’s enchanting - EMPIRE
“Secrets aren’t always things we try to hide – there’s just no one to tell them to,” says Nelly, perhaps voicing the vague loneliness of many of us who have had fewer people to tell our secrets to lately – SIGHT & SOUND