Les Artistes Associés | Release Date: September 11, 1970 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Universal acclaim based on 15 Critic Reviews
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15
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An enduring film of enchanting and provocative revelation. [09 Jan 2009, p.E15]
100
St. Louis Post-DispatchStaff (Not Credited)
Film classic about a doctor and his efforts to break through to a young boy (Jean-Pierre Cargol) who has grown up in the woods. [15 Feb 2009, p.F6]
100
As visually stunning as it is, though, the film's most enduring gift is the simplicity and sensitivity with which it was made by Truffaut. [19 Dec 2008, p.WE29]
100
A glorious work. [26 Dec 2008, p.C7]
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Shot in simple, elegant black and white, unfolding at a measured pace, The Wild Child is fascinating not only for its Tarzan-like true-life story, but also for what it says about the process of nurturing and educating children, and the tools we use - language, discipline, affection - to do so. [20 Feb 2009, p.W05]