Forbidden Games

Directed By

Drama /  / Dec 8, 1952

One of France's greatest films, Forbidden Games is the searing masterpiece of Rene Clement (Gervaise). Like its predecessor Grand Illusion, this startling antiwar film is devastating without bloody battle scenes. Through the poignant story of an orphan girl befriended by a peasant boy, we witness war's cruel destruction of innocence.

Forbidden Games won 1 Oscar at the
1953 Academy Awards