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Attention, the Kids Are Watching (1978)
"Attention, les enfants regardent" (original title)

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Dimitri
Thierry Turchet ...
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Tiphaine Leroux ...
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Adelita Requena ...
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Henri Vilbert ...
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Françoise Brion ...
Melle Millard
Louis Navarre ...
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Danielle Volle ...
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Michel Fortin
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7 April 2010 | by See all my reviews

Serge Leroy made a very interesting movie in 1975 :"La Traque" .It was followed by a more conventional effort :Les Passagers" ."Attention Les Enfants Regardent" is some kind of "Home Alone" for adults ,based on an American best-seller which did not interest anybody on the other side of the pond..Delon made a lot of rubbish in the seventies (with notable exceptions of course: "Traitement De Choc" "Monsieur Klein" and "The Assassination of Trotsky" ) but he made this one a winner .He portrays a shady man ,who knows what the children did (that summer?) .And what they did is simply bring about their nanny's death.

This is not a family movie,it's a cruel work which shows that children are not so naive that people generally think.And the stranglehold TV has on them ,nobody can deny it : the heroes are simply living one of the stories they saw in their favorite program.But the famous four (Le Club des Cinq) it isn't!


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