Indie Films

Petit Rat

In 1940, a French Jewish girl's dream of becoming a ballerina is cut short by World War II. She vows that if she has daughters, they will become dancers. Nearly 80 years later, she and her two daughters confront the impact of that pledge. "Petit Rat" is a portrait of three women, bonded by the intergenerational trauma of war and uplifted by the resilience of familial love.

Petit Rat

42m 7s

In 1940, a French Jewish girl's dream of becoming a ballerina is cut short by World War II. She vows that if she has daughters, they will become dancers. Nearly 80 years later, she and her two daughters confront the impact of that pledge. "Petit Rat" is a portrait of three women, bonded by the intergenerational trauma of war and uplifted by the resilience of familial love.

Episodes

  • Petit Rat: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Petit Rat

    42m 7s

    In 1940, a French Jewish girl's dream of becoming a ballerina is cut short by World War II. She vows that if she has daughters, they will become dancers. Nearly 80 years later, she and her two daughters confront the impact of that pledge. "Petit Rat" is a portrait of three women, bonded by the intergenerational trauma of war and uplifted by the resilience of familial love.

Extras + Features

  • Trailer: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Trailer

    30s

    A Jewish girl's dream of becoming a ballerina is destroyed by World War II. Decades later, she and her daughters confront the generational impact as they dance together for the very first time—towards reconciliation and forgiveness. “Petit Rat” is a love story between a mother and her daughters, bonded by the intergenerational trauma of war and uplifted by the resilience of familial love.

  • Extended Trailer: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Extended Trailer

    2m 6s

    A Jewish girl's dream of becoming a ballerina is destroyed by World War II. Decades later, she and her daughters confront the generational impact as they dance together for the very first time—towards reconciliation and forgiveness. “Petit Rat” is a love story between a mother and her daughters, bonded by the intergenerational trauma of war and uplifted by the resilience of familial love.

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