Poil de Carotte

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Poil de Carotte ★★½ The Red Head 1931

A semi-famous French melodrama about a young boy harassed by his overbearing mother to the point of disaster, redeemed finally by the love of his father. In French with English subtitles. 90m/ B VHS . FR Harry Baur, Robert Lynen, Catherine Fontenoy; D: Julien Duvivier.