The Stolen Children


1h 46m 1992

Brief Synopsis

After the arrest of their mother, two cynical children--one an 11-year-old hooker--are placed in the charge of a young military officer who must escort them across Italy to a children's home.

Film Details

Also Known As
Il Ladro di Bambini, Le Voleur d'enfants, Stolen Children, Voleur d'enfants, Le, ladro di bambini
Release Date
1992
Distribution Company
GOLDWYN; MALOFILMS DISTRIBUTION/SAMUEL GOLDWYN COMPANY

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

Synopsis

After the arrest of their mother, two cynical children--one an 11-year-old hooker--are placed in the charge of a young military officer who must escort them across Italy to a children's home.

Film Details

Also Known As
Il Ladro di Bambini, Le Voleur d'enfants, Stolen Children, Voleur d'enfants, Le, ladro di bambini
Release Date
1992
Distribution Company
GOLDWYN; MALOFILMS DISTRIBUTION/SAMUEL GOLDWYN COMPANY

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Felix Award for European Film of the Year at the 1992 European Film Awards.

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival.

Released in United States Spring March 3, 1993

Released in United States March 12, 1993

Released in United States March 26, 1993

Released in United States 1992

Released in United States January 1993

Released in United States 1995

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (out of competition) August 27 - September 7, 1992.

Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 7-17, 1993.

Received David di Donatello awards for best film, best director, best producer, best editor and best music. Also received a special prize for its two child leads, who make their acting debuts herein.

Production received F3,000,000 (French francs) co-production advance on receipts by Eurimages.

Completed shooting September 12, 1991.

Began shooting May 6, 1991.

Released in United States Spring March 3, 1993

Released in United States March 12, 1993 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States March 26, 1993

Released in United States 1992 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (out of competition) August 27 - September 7, 1992.)

Released in United States January 1993 (Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 7-17, 1993.)

Released in United States 1995 (Shown in New York City (Brooklyn Museum) as part of program "New Italian Cinema: Nuovi and Nuovissimi Seven Italian Filmmakers" March 3 - April 15, 1995.)