- Running time106 minutes
- DirectorMark Cousins
Acclaimed critic and filmmaker Mark Cousins explores notions of childhood in the movies in this comprehensive essay, which premiered at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.
Taking as his starting point self-shot footage of his niece and nephew playing, fighting and performing for the camera, Cousins delves into a wealth of world cinema clips in order to examine how children have been conceived, imagined, represented and commented on through the medium of film.
At once a fascinating journey into a huge archive – recalling the exhaustive style of his TV series The Story of Film: An Odyssey – as well as something much more personal, A Story of Children and Film is a mesmerising tribute to youth and youthful energy, and a must for all cinephiles.
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