Milos Stehlik on 'The Kid With a Bike'

March 23, 2012

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'The Kid with the Bike' won the Grand Jury Prize at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.

The latest film from the Dardenne brothers, The Kid with a Bike, snagged a Grand Jury prize at this years Cannes Film Festival. The film tells the story of 11-year-old Cyril who, devastated by his father's abandonment, becomes obsessed with finding his old bicycle. Amidst his search for the last staple of a cohesive childhood, Cyril strikes up a relationship with a local hairdresser. Worldview film contributor Milos Stehlik gives his take on the film.