The Little Thief

The Little Thief (1988)

  • Genre: Romance, Drama, Crime
  • Release Date: 1988-12-21
  • User Rating: 6.3/10 from 60 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 50min
  • Language: Français
  • Production Company: Orly Films
  • Production Country: France
  • Director: Claude Miller
star 6.4/10
From 60 Ratings


In a small town in post-WWII France, 16-year-old Janine tries to improve her conditions by any means necessary. Three people—Michel, a married lover; Raoul, a fellow thief; Mauricette, a photographer she meets in prison—will help her learn from her mistakes.

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  • Charlotte Gainsbourg

    as Janine Castang
  • Didier Bezace

    as Michel Davenne
  • Simon de La Brosse

    as Raoul
  • Clotilde de Bayser

    as Séverine Longuet
  • Raoul Billerey

    as L'oncle André Rouleau
  • Chantal Banlier

    as La tante Léa Rouleau
  • Nathalie Cardone

    as Mauricette
  • Renée Faure

    as La Mére Busato
  • Catherine Arditi

    as la directrice de l'école
  • Pierre Maguelon

    as M. Fauvel
  • Marion Grimault

    as Kebadian
Writing François Truffaut Story
Writing Claude de Givray Story
Writing Claude Miller Screenplay
Directing Claude Miller Director
Production Claude Miller Producer
Art Jean-Pierre Kohut-Svelko Production Design
Editing Albert Jurgenson Editor
Writing Annie Miller Screenplay
Sound Paul Lainé Sound
Sound Gérard Lamps Sound
Writing Luc Béraud Screenplay
Sound Alain Jomy Music
Camera Dominique Chapuis Director of Photography
Costume & Make-Up Jacqueline Bouchard Costume Design
Production Jean-Louis Livi Producer
Costume & Make-Up Catherine Bouchard Costume Design
Production Jean-José Richer Executive Producer