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Bonjour tristesse: Teenager Luc lives with his mother Liliane and his little brother Paul in Paris, has to cope with the fact that his mother is a prostitute and practically raise his brother alone. Luc is disillusioned. One day, little Paul wants to phone his grandmother in Nord-pas-de-Calais, one thing leads to another and suddenly the whole family finds themselves in a holiday in northern France. For Liliane it means a reunion with her mother, for Luc and Paul the reunion with their grandmother. And then someday on the beach Luc gets to know Manu(el) who teaches him lessons in love, life, fun, teenagerhood and friendship. Written by
As there is no comment I'll give at least a short one. I haven't seen the first 15 minutes but the rest.
A 17 years old boy meets another boy of the same age on the beach. This seems to be the beginning of a friendship which only lasts for the summer. Later they have a quarrel but both learn something from the other (this were parts of the description of the movie given by the TV station on a subject evening but in German).
The movie was interesting to watch because the details of the main characters were revealed one by one till the end. I liked the actors too. There was almost no "action" but it was IMHO realistic so some people will find it boring what was the thing in some scenes for me.
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