Petite Maman (2021, France)

Studio: Madman Entertainment
Rating: PG
Running time: 73 minutes
Available Format: DVD

“A poignant and moving coming-of-age story”, The Observer.

“Sciamma captures the spark of her two kid leads and in an unforced way, captures their growing bond, intimacy and countdown to separation that echoes the convincing emotions of ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’, Flicks.

8-year-old Nelly has just lost her beloved grandmother and is helping her parents clean out her mother’s childhood home. She explores the house and the surrounding woods where her mom, Marion, used to play and built the treehouse she’s heard to much about. One day her mother abruptly leaves. That’s when nelly meets a girl her own age in the woods building a treehouse. Her name is Marion.