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Le péril jeune (1994)

Ten years after their Upper Sixth, Bruno, Momo, Leon and Alain meet together in the waiting room of a maternity hospital. The father of the awaited baby is Tomasi, their best friend at that... See full summary »

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Tomasi
Vincent Elbaz ...
Alain Chabert
Nicolas Koretzky ...
Maurice 'Momo' Zareba
Julien Lambroschini ...
Bruno
Joachim Lombard ...
Leon
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Marie (as Julie-Anne Rauth)
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Christine
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Sophie
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Barbara
Caroline Damiens
Jacques Marchand ...
Moroni
Christine Sandre ...
English Teacher
Nathalie Krebs ...
Philosophy Teacher
François Toumarkine ...
History and Geography Teacher
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Biology Teacher
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Ten years after their Upper Sixth, Bruno, Momo, Leon and Alain meet together in the waiting room of a maternity hospital. The father of the awaited baby is Tomasi, their best friend at that time, who died one month before due to an overdose. They remember their teenage, their laughs, their dreams, their stupid pranks... Through the pasts of the five main characters, a description of the French youth in the middle of the seventies. Written by Yepok

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Abschlussklasse: Wilde Jugend - 1975  »

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The wind cries Mary
Performed by Jimi Hendrix
Lyrics and Music by Jimi Hendrix
Ed : WARNER CHAPPELL
© BELLA GODIVA MC
(p) 1967 POLYDOR INTERNATIONAL
Avec l'aimable collaboration de POLYGRAM PROJETS SPECIAUX
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Seems to come directly from the director's memories...
22 August 2001 | by (Village-Neuf, France) – See all my reviews

This is one of the very few teenage movies that can be watched over and over again. It is the simple story of a group of teenagers in the mid 70s, with nothing really exceptional happening (no serial killers, no alien abductions,...), just the life of this group of teenagers who are very well written and acted : Almost everyone can find himself in one of the key figures of the movie. That's what makes it a movie you can watch over and over again. The plot manages to "link" intelligently the different sequences, a task in which most wanna-be realistic teenagers movies fail. For 70s music lovers, this movie contains a lot of 70s rock hits, so don't miss it !

For a trip back in the Paris of the 70s, rent this tape - time machines are still too expensive !


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