"Working on a scale that's minuscule by studio standards, the Dardenne brothers have made yet another movie that does what Hollywood used to do—keep us rapt, and leave us grateful." -- Joe Morgenstern, Wall Street Journal
Abandoned by his father, a young boy is left in a state-run youth farm. In a random act of kindness, the town hairdresser agrees to foster him on weekends. The Kid with a Bike was the winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.
87 minutes; French, with English subtitles
The Magnolia at the Modern is an ongoing series featuring critically acclaimed films. Tickets are $8.50, $6.50 for Modern members. The Sunday noon show is half price. Advance sales begin two hours prior to the show.