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The Party (1980)

La boum (original title)
This is the story about the first love experiences of a teenage-girl.

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Claude Brasseur ...
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Denise Grey ...
Jean-Michel Dupuis ...
Étienne
Dominique Lavanant ...
Vanessa
Bernard Giraudeau ...
Éric Lehman
Jacques Ardouin ...
Père de Raoul
Evelyne Bellego ...
Éliane
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Guibert
Bernard Born ...
Skating Rink Bouncer
Jean-Claude Bouillaud ...
Père Boum 2
Micheline Bourday ...
Journaliste 'VSD'
Florence Brunold ...
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Jean-Pierre Castaldi ...
Brassac
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13 years old Vic is new in her high school; soon she makes friends with Penelope. Together they check out the guys in quest for a great love. But Vic's parents are their handicap, since they won't allow her to attend the "boum", a big party. But with some help of grandma Poupette it works out anyways and Vic falls in love with Matthieu. At the same time her parent's marriage is on the edge when her father's ex-girlfriend demands a last night together. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Vic is young, beautiful, in love and totally mixed up. But when you're 14.... that's the best way to be! [Video Australia] See more »

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Film debut of Sophie Marceau. See more »

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Performed by Richard Sanderson
Music by Vladimir Cosma
Lyrics by Jeff Jordan
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What follows is a positive review.
6 February 1999 | by (Larchmont, NY, USA) – See all my reviews

"La Boum", while not being a complicated or serious movie, does have its good points. Sophie Marceau as Vic acts out quite well how Vic reacts to her parents' crumbling marriage and her excitement over developing her relationship with her new boyfriend, Mathieu. There are practical jokes throughout the movie, and also a lot of teenage angst drama. This is basically a movie to watch when you want to be entertained instead of watching a serious movie.


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