1987: Au Revoir les Enfants


Orion Classics

– Director: Louis Malle

– Stacker score: 87.5

– Metascore: 88

– IMDb user rating: 8

– Runtime: 104 minutes

French director Louis Malle conjures elements of his own childhood in this semi-autobiographical drama. It takes place during World War II in a Catholic boarding school, where two best friends hide a deadly secret. Critic Peter Bradshaw wrote that “every scene is masterful” in his review for The Guardian.