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Tendres cousines (1980)

Fourteen year old Julien is in love with his cousin, Julia.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Thierry Tevini ...
Anja Schüte ...
Julia (as Anja Shute)
Valérie Dumas ...
Poune (as Valerie Dumas)
Évelyne Dandry ...
Aunt Adèle (as Evelyne Dandry)
Elisa Servier ...
Jean-Yves Chatelais ...
Agnès - la mère de Julien (as Macha Meril)
Hannes Kaetner ...
Professor Schöberg
Silke Rein ...
Liselotte Schöberg
Laure Dechasnel ...
Pierre Vernier ...
Julien's Father
Jean Rougerie ...
Monsieur Lacroix
Catherine Rouvel ...
Madame Lacroix
Gaëlle Legrand ...
Mathilde (as Gaelle Legrand)


Summer 1939 in the Provence, France: the 14 years old Julien has a crush on his cousin Julia, who lives together with his family in their small hotel. Unfortunately she ignores him, because she's several years older. Then the hotel guest Charles enters the competition, a slimy twenty-something who lusts for the girl, despite the fact that he's engaged. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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November 1983 (USA)  »

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Cousins in Love  »

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Referenced in Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast: Kalle kommt (2003) See more »

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Excellent french sex farce
19 January 2002 | by (Hollywood, ca) – See all my reviews

As others have mentioned, all the women that go nude in this film are mostly absolutely gorgeous. The plot very ably shows the hypocrisy of the female libido. When men are around they want to be pursued, but when no "men" are around, they become the pursuers of a 14 year old boy. And the boy becomes a man really fast (we should all be so lucky at this age!). He then gets up the courage to pursue his true love.

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