Goodbye First Love (2011)
"Un amour de jeunesse" (original title)

Not Rated  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  6 July 2011 (France)
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A chronicle of the romance between Camille and Sullivan, which begins during their adolescence and picks up after Sullivan's 8-year absence from exploring the world.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Magne-Håvard Brekke ...
Lorenz (as Magne Håvard Brekke)
Valérie Bonneton ...
La mère de Camille
Serge Renko ...
Le père de Camille
Özay Fecht ...
La mère de Sullivan
Max Ricat ...
Le frère de Sullivan
Louis Dunbar ...
Un ami
Philippe Paimblanc ...
Le 1er antiquaire
Patrice Movermann ...
Le 2e antiquaire
Le frère de Camille
Amélie Robin ...
Amie du lycée
Justine Dhouailly ...
Amie du lycée (as Justin Dhouilly)
Charlotte Faivre ...
La chef des hôtesses
François Buot ...
Le prof d'histoire


A chronicle of the romance between Camille and Sullivan, which begins during their adolescence and picks up after Sullivan's 8-year absence from exploring the world.

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Drama | Romance


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Release Date:

6 July 2011 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Adeus, Primeiro Amor  »

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€3,600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,077 (USA) (20 April 2012)


$62,890 (USA) (11 May 2012)

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Did You Know?


Sullivan: Camille, you know how tough it is to sleep without you, not to see you when I wake up? I can't live without you.
Camille: Yeah, right.
Sullivan: It sucks you never believe me.
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Written by Johnny Flynn
Interpréter par Johnny Flynn Feat. Laura Marling
©Transgressive Publishing Ltd
All rights administered by Warner Chappell Music France
(P) 2010 Transgressive Records Ltd., Under exclusive license to Cooperative Music for Europe.
Cooperative Music is a division of V2 Records International
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An effort gone wrong.
4 July 2012 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Being a fan of French cinema, Goodbye first love was a terrible disappointment. I had to witness some very abrupt cuts throughout the movie. The characteristic of female protagonist gets monotonous within just the first twenty minutes of watching which then continues for another 85 minutes. The movie lacked continuity throughout. The story which could have otherwise been presented beautifully has been treated awfully and looked more or less like a student's work which is yet to be reviewed and scrutinized by the professor. The story although based on a very common subject and not so different from many others that I've watched, lacked necessary details. There are sudden appearances and disappearances of characters(existing and new) without any necessary introduction or reason. I'm surprised as to how the producer managed to find the distributors. Not worth your time.

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