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Director: Joëlle Oosterlinck

Author: Joëlle Oosterlinck

Executive Producer: Olivier de Bannes

Broadcaster: Planet +

Release year: 2017

Running time: 52 minutes

THE CHILD-KING

When the Countess of Ségur described the odious, spoiled Gisèle in “Quel Amour d’Enfant,” “children-kings” were a rare species. Today, there are so many that entire TV shows are dedicated to how to manage them. But are these “child-kings” really domestic tyrants? And what’s behind the powerful mini-persons, who subjugate parents and other adults? Are “children-kings” the product of lax parenting? Or are they a new breed? A special few, who simply don’t look or act like the obedient cookie-cutter kids that came before them?