Pizza and Movie Theme Semester Event
Lâ€™enfant Sauvage (Film)
As part of the film series of the Winter 2012 LSA Theme Semester, Language: The Human Quintessence, we will show L'Enfant Sauvage, or "The Wild Child." This 1970 classic film depicts the story of Victor, a child discovered in 1798 living alone in the wilds of Southern France. When he was found, Victor had no ability to use language. This film focuses on his linguistic and social development after he was brought to Paris to work with Dr. Jean Marc Gaspard Itard.