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Remi, Nobody's Boy (2018)

Rémi sans famille (original title)
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The adventures of the young Rémi, an orphan, collected by the gentle Madam Barberin. At the age of 10 years, he is snatched from his adoptive mother and entrusted to the signor Vitalis, a ... See full summary »


Antoine Blossier


Antoine Blossier (adaptation), Hector Malot (novel)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Auteuil ... Vitalis
Maleaume Paquin Maleaume Paquin ... Rémi
Virginie Ledoyen ... Mme Harper
Jonathan Zaccaï ... Jérôme Barberin
Jacques Perrin ... Rémi âgé
Ludivine Sagnier ... Mme Barberin
Albane Masson Albane Masson ... Lise
Zoe Boyle ... Mme Milligan
Nicholas Rowe ... James Milligan
Nicola Duffett ... Mrs. Driscoll
Simon Armstrong ... Mr. Driscoll
Fleur Geffrier Fleur Geffrier ... Dame auberge
Jérôme Cachon Jérôme Cachon ... Gendarme Albi
Xavier Lafitte Xavier Lafitte ... Docteur
Elliot Bousson Elliot Bousson ... Eliott


The adventures of the young Rémi, an orphan, collected by the gentle Madam Barberin. At the age of 10 years, he is snatched from his adoptive mother and entrusted to the signor Vitalis, a mysterious itinerant musician. Has its sides, he will learn the harsh life of acrobat and sing to win his bread. Accompanied by the faithful dog capi and of the small monkey Joli-Coeur, his long trip through France, made for meetings, friendships and mutual assistance, leads him to the secret of its origins. Written by Hugo Van Herpe

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Comedy | Drama


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Release Date:

12 December 2018 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Không Gia Dình See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Rémi sans famille is adapted from Hector Malot's novel "Sans famille" (published for the first time in 1878), which focuses on an abandoned child (Rémi) sold by his adoptive parents to a traveling musician (Vitalis). At his side, he will learn the rough life of acrobat and sing to earn his bread. Accompanied by the faithful dog Capi and the little monkey Joli-Coeur, his long journey through France, made of meetings, friendships and mutual aid, leads him to the secret of his origins ... The two-volume book has been adapted several times to the cinema: No family (Sans famille) of Marc Allégret in 1934 or No family (Sans famille) of André Michel in 1958. On television, the best-known adaptation is undoubtedly the Japanese animated series Rémi sans family, including 51 episodes of 24 minutes and broadcast in France for the first time in 1982 on TF1. See more »

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Highly recommended for family night out
10 February 2019 | by yinotSee all my reviews

I watched this film in italian, could not totally follow every small details but in general i follow the main plots, stll i cried a lot at the end of the film. The main actor Maestro in this film is unbeatable, music is really good. We find sympathy with the character Remi because he is like a ball, being kicked to different persons, from here to there, it is not something he can choose as it is destiny...an orphan is borned to be unlucky. Yet he is lucky to be in the hand of a great guy, who is looking for paying off his sin of mistakenly killed his own son and wife. The character of this boy is surely not as attractive as the Maestro, but he take active role in choosing his own destiny (once in Lisa home and the other time is when he was sent to the family which pretend to be his). This boy choose letting Maestro to go and cure his disease instead of crying in front of Maestro to take him away from this horrible family. Remi shows love and sacrifices to Maestro rather than a spoiled and selfish kid, and that makes him to be a great person in the future, and that is also why Maestro loves him to an extent that he did not care anymore about his own health an return to save him from the horrible family. Even though i found a bit cliche at the end of the film that actually Remi is borned in a rich family, i still love this film. This is a story mainly focuses on plot and characters building, our family enjoyed a lot. Thanks for the producer and director!

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