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L'eau froide (1994)

 |  Drama  |  6 July 1994 (France)
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Gilles and Christine a boy and a girl live in the outskirts of Paris, their families are ineffective and distant and they lead a purposeless life. They steal some records in a supermarket ... See full summary »

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Christine
Cyprien Fouquet ...
Gilles
László Szabó ...
Père de Gille
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Inspecteur
Dominique Faysse ...
Mère de Christine
Smaïl Mekki ...
Mourad
Jackie Berroyer ...
Père de Christine
Jean-Christophe Bouvet ...
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Ilona Györi ...
Marie
Renée Amzallag ...
Infirmière
Jérôme Simonin ...
Vendeur de dynamite
Laetitia Lemerle ...
Corrine
Alexandra Yonnet ...
Copine blouson
Caroline Doron ...
Copine blessée
Laetitia Giraud ...
Christiane
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Gilles and Christine a boy and a girl live in the outskirts of Paris, their families are ineffective and distant and they lead a purposeless life. They steal some records in a supermarket but she is caught and sent to a nursing home by force by her parents. She escapes and follows Gilles to a house where some other youths live. They then decide to go south: Christine has been told there is a commune there, where artists live. So they head south sleeping rough... Written by Salvatore Santangelo <pappagone2@libero.it>

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Cold Water  »

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A real film about not being an adult yet .
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Intense. Open . Raw. Cold water wears no mask. And unlike most typical teenage flicks , this film is not sugar-coated, predictable and melodramatic.

It's not so much about being a teenager. More about not being an adult yet. Moved with emotion and impulse it leaves you feeling hot with passion. Overwhelmed by disappointment it leaves you cold when the passion does not get you what you wanted.

If you resent(ed) not being an adult yet, wash your face with some Cold Water. But be warned. The water may be colder than you expected it to be...


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