MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,460 this week

Tendres cousines (1980)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  November 1983 (USA)
5.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.6/10 from 1,029 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 6 critic

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

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

Sundance 2015

Watch our IMDb & AIV Sundance Studio Interviews with Keith Simanton

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 titles
created 11 Feb 2011
 
a list of 1260 titles
created 12 Nov 2012
 
a list of 2206 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 38 titles
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 36 titles
created 1 week ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Tendres cousines" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Tendres cousines (1980)

Tendres cousines (1980) on IMDb 5.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Tendres cousines.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Immoral Tales (1974)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Four erotic tales from in various historical eras. The first, 'The Tide', is set in the present day, and concerns a student and his young female cousin stranded on the beach by the tide, ... See full summary »

Director: Walerian Borowczyk
Stars: Lise Danvers, Fabrice Luchini, Charlotte Alexandra
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

The film describes the sexual awakening and adventures of teen-aged Roger during the time of the outbreak of WWI.

Director: Gianfranco Mingozzi
Stars: Serena Grandi, Claudine Auger, Marina Vlady
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

August, 1963; Alice, 14, an only child, and physically well developed, is home for vacation. She's moody, silent, keeps a diary, and explores tactile sensations with broken eggs, candle wax... See full summary »

Director: Catherine Breillat
Stars: Charlotte Alexandra, Hiram Keller, Rita Maiden
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Six more first-hand accounts of sexual awakening amongst school girls in the early Seventies - some with a happy end, some without.

Directors: Walter Boos, Ernst Hofbauer
Stars: Puppa Armbruster, Ekkehardt Belle, Erika Blumberger
Roula (1995)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: Martin Enlen
Stars: Anica Dobra, Felicitas Grimm-Luck, Martin Umbach
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A 40-year-old mechanic whistles at a passing teenager; she stops and upbraids him. In embarrassment, he claims he was whistling at her companion, her 14-year-old cousin, Isabelle. This ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Andrieux
Stars: Philippe Léotard, Laura Alexis, Evelyne Dress
Immoral Women (1979)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Director: Walerian Borowczyk
Stars: Marina Pierro, Gaëlle Legrand, Pascale Christophe
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Director: Gianni Barcelloni
Stars: Stefania Sandrelli, Lara Wendel, Klaus Löwitsch
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

An enterprising young prostitute decides to become her own corporation.

Director: Michel Boisrond
Stars: Jane Birkin, Patrick Dewaere, Jean-Pierre Aumont
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In the fall of 1963, Anne is becoming a teenager. She lives in Paris with her mother and her older sister, Frédérique. They're just back from summer at the beach with their father. School ... See full summary »

Director: Diane Kurys
Stars: Eléonore Klarwein, Odile Michel, Anouk Ferjac
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A teen boy grows from playing and fighting with his German-shepherd dog, to playing kids and adult games with two equally young girls, in a dream-like forest which eventually turns eerie, and somber.

Director: Pier Giuseppe Murgia
Stars: Lara Wendel, Eva Ionesco, Martin Loeb
14 and Under (1973)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A series of morality stories told by a social welfare case worker, centering around the budding sexuality of young teens... See full synopsis »

Director: Ernst Hofbauer
Stars: Harald Baerow, Hans Billian, Ulrike Butz
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Thierry Tevini ...
Julien
Anja Schüte ...
Julia
Valérie Dumas ...
Poune
Évelyne Dandry ...
Aunt Adèle
Elisa Servier ...
Claire
Jean-Yves Chatelais ...
Charles
Macha Méril ...
Julien's Mother
Hannes Kaetner ...
Professor Schöberg
Silke Rein ...
Liselotte Schöberg
Laure Dechasnel ...
Clementine
Pierre Vernier ...
Julien's Father
Jean Rougerie ...
Monsieur Lacroix
Catherine Rouvel ...
Madame Lacroix
Gaëlle Legrand ...
Mathilde
...
Justine
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

November 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cousins in Love  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(TV)

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

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

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Cremaster
18 December 2006 | by (Virginia Beach) – See all my reviews

Film is still young enough for there to be credible arguments about just what it is.

Its entirely possible for someone to believe it is about what photography is, what the majority of us think photography is.

Here's a photographer, and he believes that. His photographs evoke remembrances of an innocent sexuality, false memories certainly but sweet smelling. There's a deliberate unreality in the photos, with girls in nearly surreal poses with the lens gauzed as if there were a barrier of sorts between our reality and that we see — or is it imagine?

There's all sorts of implied narrative in these still photos. They are so, so very rich in what they imply.

Now to film. I've seem "Laura," which was successful in a minor way because the artist dreaming about the new woman was placed in the story explicitly. Oh and he has vision problems, and he needs to translate his story by shifting senses (to touch) just as we do from photo to movie.

This is his next project. I really don't know what he was thinking. Before he had sexual imaginings, here he simply has sex. Before he focused on a wonderful symmetry: our imaginations of a young girl balanced with her imaginings of an older man. I guess he thought he could work a similar symmetry here with a young boy instead of the older artist. But it fails in an extraordinarily large way.

I think that is because in this case he invested too much in the story, the power of the story to carry the thing, and he drifted too far away from where he has power, the image. I think "Walkabout" successfully does what this attempts. Go there instead.

Ted's Evaluation -- 1 of 3: You can find something better to do with this part of your life.


3 of 22 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
good excuse for a riotous satire damien-84
any other like this? iMotorhead
Arrested Development droopfozz
Different versions? jowe71
Discuss Tendres cousines (1980) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?