Little children

15 yrs 136 minutes 2006 7.5

Little children is based on a novel by Tom Perrotta. The story takes place in an American suburb. Brad (Patrick Wilson) and Sarah (Kate Winslet) meet at a playground where they go with their children. They both have problems in their relationships and start a passionate affair. The film revolves around these two, but also their surroundings. The housewives in the neighborhood, the policeman Larry, who after a shooting leading to a death was forced to quit, and the pedophile Ronnie, who served a prison sentence. Kristina Torell writes in GP that director Todd Field "skillfully navigates between the spoken and the unspoken, exposes and creates engagement. There is pessimism but also a bitter humor, a string of satire in the depiction of people's attitudes and shortcomings". The film was nominated for three Oscars and three Golden Globes. 

The film is not playable outside of Sweden
Category: Feature film
Genre: Drama, romance, bechdel approved
Director: Todd Field
Actor: Kate Winslet, Jennifer Connelly, Patrick Wilson
Country: USA
Language: English