Beautiful scenery and a strong cast help director Philippe Muyl overcome a less-then-compelling script in this sweet story about unlikely friends who have more to teach each other than either realizes. Tomboyish, eight-year-old Elsa (Claire Bouanich) moves into a new building in Paris with her 25-year-old single mom, Isabelle (Nade Dieu). But Isabelle's desire to have a social life on top of her busy work schedule often leaves freckle-faced Elsa to her own devices, sitting on benches for hours waiting for her mother to come home. A curmudgeonly older neighbor, Julien (Michel Serrault), grudgingly takes Elsa in when her mother isn't around. Elsa shares Julien's enthus...