Gutsy cinema that breaks new ground
| 129 minutes | 2018
Boarding-school student Guillaume finds himself painfully attracted to his best friend. Meanwhile, after her boyfriend casually mentions how unlikely it is they’ll stay together for the long haul, his half-sister Charlotte embarks on chance encounters that leave her both exultant and unhappy. At summer camp, young Felix meets the gaze of his first love . . . Love dazzles, burns and causes tumult, according to Philippe Lesage, who’s back with an epic love story in three acts, generous and captivating. Théodore Pellerin and Noée Abita (a revelation in Ava, Louve d’or 2017) compellingly render the complexities of youth in this nervy coming-of-age tale shot through with Salingeresque insight and melancholy. Q&A with the cast and crew on October 11th
Film Festival Locarno
2018-Genèse 2016/III Elegy (Documentary short) (completed) 2016 Copenhague A Love Story 2015 Les démons 2012 Laylou (Documentary) 2010 How Can You Tell If the Little Fish Are Happy? (Documentary) 2010 The Heart That Beats (Documentary) 2006 Pourrons-nous vivre ensemble? (Documentary)
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