30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Man Who Wanted a Child France 2006 | 89 min | OV | Colour | FF 2007

rated for 0 + years
Alfred has a girlfriend and is desperate for a child. Which in itself would not be too difficult, but Alfred cannot bring himself to even kiss his girlfriend, let alone sleep with her. He feels much closer to his mother. Therefore, Alfred decides for an adoption and things look good as his application is granted. Until the adopted child turns out to be an old man. A bizarre and bittersweet drama enfolds.
Original title: L' Homme qui rêvait d'un enfant
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Delphine Gleize
Screenplay: Delphine Gleize
Cast: Artus de Penguern, Darry Cowl, Esther Gorintin
Producer: Bénédicte Couvreur, Jérome Dopffer
Director of Photography: Crystel Fournier
Music: Arthur H.
Production Design: Christophe Offret
Editor: François Quiqueré
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: 35 mm
German Distributor: Kinowelt Filmverleih GmbH
World Sales: Wild Bunch, 99 rue de la Verrerie, 75004 Paris, France, Tel: +33 1 53 01 50 20, Fax: +33 1 53 01 50 49, email:,
Production: Les Productions Balthazar; Amazing Digital Studios


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