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The children of Sisyphus by Didier Minne

This film is an encounter with the daily life of children with autism or psychosis. It is a glimpse, from the inside, of a world that has rarely been observed so freely, and for such a long time. Over an entire year in a day-care centre in the South of Belgium, we share in the children's evolution and regression, experience their moments of joy and grief. During the long preparation that precedes the moment when one of the kids leaves the centre to attend school, we come to see that the caregivers are torn between their pride in his achievements, and their apprehension to let hom go
Director
Didier Minne
Copyright Holder
Vernon
Writer
Didier Minne, Mikhail Kissine
Duration
55 min.
Year of release
2011
Language
French
Country of production
23

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