Kids and Family
Run Times:
102 min
French (w. English Subtitles)
Jean-Carl Boucher, Claudio Colangelo, Sandrine Bisson
Ricardo Trogi
Ricardo Trogi
Plot Summary

In 1981, the Trogi family moves into a new home. Ricardo is 11 years-old and the new kid in a class where the other students are from wealthier backgrounds, and he feels his honour is at stake. To avoid being exposed, Ricardo resorts to inventing a new family history. When he can no longer ignore the reality of his family’s situation, young Ricardo must decide how to build on his true identity.

Festivals and Awards

Rome International Film Festival, Italy, October 2009

Dubai International Film Festival, UAE, December 2009

Cinema du Quebec a Paris, France, December 2009

Palm Springs International Film Festival, USA, January 2010

Cinequest Film Festival, USA, February 2010

Santa Barbara International Film Festival, USA, February 2010

Vilnius International Film Festival, Lithuania, March 2010

Stockholm International Film Festival Junior, Sweden, April 2010

Santa Cruz Film Festival, USA, May 2010

Taipei Film Festival, Taiwan, June 2010

Melbourne International Film Festival, Australia, July 2010

Sydney’s Canadian Film Festival, Australia, August 2010

International Children’s Film Festival Lucas, Germany, September 2010
*Jury: Special Mention

Children & Youth Film Festival – Hamburg, Germany, October 2010

Abycine Film Festival, Spain, October 2010

Cinema Tous Ecrans Festival, Switzerland, November 2010

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Estonia, November 2010

International Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino!, Poland, December 2010