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La volière aux enfants (2006)

In 1835, in order to cope with an ever increasing number of infants left alone during the day while their impoverished mothers had to go to work in factories, refuge rooms were put in place in some towns.

Director:

Olivier Guignard

Writer:

Nadine Lermite

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Marilou Berry ... Marie Carpantier
Quentin Grosset Quentin Grosset ... Adrien
Maxime Jarry Maxime Jarry ... Le Génie
Léocadia Rodriguez-Henocq Léocadia Rodriguez-Henocq ... La Grande
Zélie Jobert Zélie Jobert ... La Jeannou
Antoine de Prekel Antoine de Prekel ... Eugène
Lou Chedeville Lou Chedeville ... Langepol
Rufus ... L'évêque
Christiane Cohendy Christiane Cohendy ... Madame Tourmante
Pascal Elso Pascal Elso ... Le maire
Jacques Mathou ... Neufbourg
Catherine Hosmalin Catherine Hosmalin ... Madame Carpantier
Gérard Chaillou Gérard Chaillou ... Claude Pape
Olivier Sitruk Olivier Sitruk ... L'abbé Mauvel
Patrice Juiff Patrice Juiff ... Adrien adulte
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In 1835, in order to cope with an ever increasing number of infants left alone during the day while their impoverished mothers had to go to work in factories, refuge rooms were put in place in some towns. They were like day-nurseries for underprivileged children. With their establishment, it was hoped these children would be kept off the streets where they otherwise caused problems. Marie Carpantier always wanted to be a poet but she finds a job as the manager of one of the refuge rooms. At first, she reluctantly accepts her new responsibilities, disheartened by the children's rowdy behavior and the lack of education, hygiene and guidance and the absence of any funding. However, she comes to believe that it is possible to do so much more than just keeping an eye on them. With a strong will, she sets about catching the children's interest in order to give them at least a basic level of education and above all to teach them to read and write before they themselves go to work in a ... Written by Happy_Evil_Dude

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Drama | History

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Official Sites:

Film & Picture [France]

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

3 October 2006 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Children's Aviary See more »

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