It was a couple of French guys who invented modern movies, and the French have been making films ever since. In fact, Frenchmen have been making films for so long that they give out the most important award a film can receive, the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or. Past Palme d’Or winners have included “Apocalypse Now” and “Fahrenheit 911.” This year’s winner is only weeks away, but in the meantime 2005’s Palm d’Or, “L’Enfant” (“The Child”), is here, and it’s from France. Who would have guessed?

“L’Enfant” is as close as a film gets to perfection, according to last year’s judges. Writers/directors Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne shot “L’Enfant” with a film stock that reveals every wrinkle and scar across the face of Bruno (J