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Late August, Early September (1998)
"Fin août, début septembre" (original title)

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A story about the transition from late youth to early maturity, the film follows several friends and lovers as they come to make decisions on how to live their lives--getting a job more in ... See full summary »

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A story about the transition from late youth to early maturity, the film follows several friends and lovers as they come to make decisions on how to live their lives--getting a job more in harmony with ones ideals, committing to a lover, giving up a lover that no longer loves you: a film about grown-ups growing up. Written by Josh Baudhuin <jambo@well.com>

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10 February 1999 (France)  »

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$20,432 (USA) (16 July 1999)

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$36,662 (USA) (13 August 1999)
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Contre le sexisme
Written by Kim Gordon (as K. Gordon), Thurston Moore (as T. Moore), Lee Ranaldo (as L. Ranaldo),
Steve Shelley (as S. Shelley)
Performed by Sonic Youth
© Sonik Tooth Music administrated by Zomba Songs Inc.
représenté par BMG Music Publishing France
Avec l'aimable autorisation de BMG MUSIC VISION
(p) 1998 Geffen Records Inc.
extrait de l'album "A thousand leaves"
Avec l'aimable autorisation de Universal Music S.A
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Wonderful and charming.
13 October 2000 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

Slow-paced, nuanced portrait of the friends surrounding a dying man. Wonderfully subtle and insightful, with outstanding acting and a marvelous script. Director Assayas' skill behind the camera is evident in every shot, despite lack of variety in locations and little action. Lots of conversation but the best moments come when the camera begins to wander. The kind of film you need to throw yourself into to truly appreciate. Very, very french.


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