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Release Date: February 11, 1994Running Time: 101 mins.
Box Office: $23,409.00
Genre: Adaptation, Drama

Andrew N Robertson
Charlotte Gainsbourg
Alice Coulthard
Ned Birkin

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When their mother succumbs to a mysterious illness, four orphaned children bury her in a cement-filled trunk in the cellar. The oldest child, Julie, assumes the maternal role while Jack, fifteen, withdraws into sexual self-absorption. The arrival of Julie's boyfriend Derek spurs Jack into assuming a mantle of maturity by which he finally wins his sister's admiration and love.