Remi, Nobody’s Boy

Rémi Sans Famille

Students: Recommended from Second Year

Time, Location & Tickets: For schools only, 6th, 7th and 8th March, 10.30 am. Please contact for booking.

Details: Antoine Blossier / France / 2018 / 109 mins

Starring: Daniel Auteuil, Maleaume Paquin, Virginie Ledoyen

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Synopsis: Based on French author Hector Malot’s novel Sans Famille (1878), this adventure drama tells the story of Rémi, a boy who lives in the French countryside with a kind peasant woman, Mrs Barberin.

Everything changes when Mrs Barberin’s husband comes home after working in Paris for years and reveals to Rémi that he was actually abandoned at a church as a baby. As Mr Barberin tries to take him to an orphanage, Rémi meets Vitalis, a mysterious itinerant musician.

Rémi sets off on a long journey through France with Vitalis. From adventures to misadventures, Rémi learns the ropes of street performing while meeting new people and making new friends, one of whom manages to locate his real family.

School screenings with the support of the AIPLF (Irish Association of French-Language Teachers).

Please see AIPLF Ireland to download a teaching resource for this film.