EN – Screenings – Softie (Petite nature)
by Samuel Theis
Movies for Middle school
Fiction / France / 2021 / 1h35
Presented at the Semaine de la critique, Softie centres on a young boy’s budding feelings for his teacher. Growing up in a depressed area and a complicated family, the child will try everything to leave a life that no longer suits him.
Johnny is ten years old. So young, but still interested in things way beyond his years. Living in a low-rent district in the Lorraine, he observes with curiosity the ups and downs of his young mother’s love life. This year Johnny has a new teacher, Mr. Adamski, who believes in and wants to open a new world to him.