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Valeria Bruni Tedeschi
Valeria Bruni Tedeschi,
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Valeria Bruni Tedeschi
French actor, screenwriter and director Romain Goupil's fifth feature film which he wrote, is a French production which was shot on location in France. It was screened at the 23rd Tokyo International Film Festival in 2010 and was produced by German-French producer Margaret Ménégoz. It tells the story about a Czech immigrant who one summer day in March 2067 begins to reminiscence her childhood years in Paris, France and the time when her parents had leave the country and she had to move in with a new family in order to continue her education.
Finely and engagingly directed by French filmmaker Romain Goupil, this humane and political drama which is narrated from multiple viewpoints, draws an incisive and portrayal of the communion between a group of young children who comes together in a protest against the political situation in France during the early 20th century when they learn that one of their friends is being deported from their country. While notable for it's naturalistic milieu depictions and the fine cinematography by Marion Befve, Irina Lubtchansky and Mikaël Lubtchansky, this dialog-driven and compassionately narrated coming-of-age tale which captures the distinctions between the world of children and the world of adults, depicts several studies of character, examines themes like immigration, friendship and courage and contains a fine score by Italian-born French composer Philippe Hersant which emphasizes it's subtle and nostalgic atmosphere.
This finely paced and inspiring tale about taking a stand against something one believes in and standing up for someone one cares for, is impelled and reinforced by it's cogent narrative structure, the prominent acting performance by Italian-French actress, screenwriter and director Valeria Bruni Tedeschi and the remarkable and intuitive acting performances by all of the young actors and actresses in their debut feature film roles. A mindful and significant drama which gained the European Silver Ribbon Valeria Bruni Tedeschi at the Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists in 2011.
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