The Little Thief
(La Petite Voleuse
) is a 1988 French
comedy drama directed by Claude Miller
In 1950, the 16-year-old Janine lives with her uncle and aunt somewhere in France. She steals everything that she can find, with a preference for fine lingerie
and American cigarettes
. She leaves school and goes to work as a maid for a middle-class family. She has an affair with an older married man as well as with a boy of her age, who is also a thief...