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L'effrontée (1985)

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Charlotte (Gainsbourg) is being raised without a mother. She is only 13 but ready to be an adult. She meets an older boy and begins a relationship while teaching a young friend about life and learning the ropes herself.

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Clothilde Baudon ...
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Lulu
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Léone
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Jean-Philippe Écoffey ...
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Raoul Billerey ...
Antoine Castang
Richard Guerry ...
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Simon de La Brosse ...
Jacky Castang (as Simon de la Brosse)
Cédric Liddell ...
Pierre-Alain Gallabert
Chantal Banlier ...
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Philippe Baronnet ...
Professeur de gymnastique
Louisa Shafa ...
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Charlotte (Gainsbourg) is being raised without a mother. She is only 13 but ready to be an adult. She meets an older boy and begins a relationship while teaching a young friend about life and learning the ropes herself.

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11 December 1985 (France)  »

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Charlotte and Lulu  »

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Le 3ème Concerto de Beethoven
Music by Ludwig van Beethoven (as Beethoven)
Performed by L'Orchestre de l'Ile de France
Conducted by Jacques Mercier
Performed by Alain Planes, piano
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My brief review of the film
9 February 2006 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

Charlotte Gainsbourg is the main reason to watch this very typical coming-of-age film. She manages to make her character feel human and seem interesting, which is no easy task when she is playing quite a standard insecure teen character. The film does not take the tiresome story of a person wanting to escape their world and change their life to any new level, and it includes some awkward scenes (such as young girl mooning) that add nothing to the story. The film is also weighed down by an overbearing soundtrack of loud and inappropriate songs, but it is by no means a poor film overall. It is decent viewing, and the beautiful child prodigy character played Clothilde Baudon adds some zest, although as already mentioned, the lead performance is the primary reason to see this film.


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