“I intended my film for adult audiences,” said director Philippe Falardeau at the San Francisco International Film Festival. “The children take it much better than the adults.” And for a movie about a child and the ineffectual parents around him, maybe that’s not so shocking.

It’s Not Me, I Swear! (C’est pas moi je le jure !) will recall Harold and Maude and My Life as a Dog, but this Quebecois film does not feel like a rehash of what has come before. In his debut role, Antoine L’

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