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Quand on a 17 ans (2016)

Unrated | | Drama, Romance | 30 March 2016 (France)
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Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father is on a tour of duty abroad. He is bullied by Thomas, whose mother is ill. The boys find themselves living together when Marianne invites Thomas to come and stay with them.

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Dr. Marianne Delille
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Damien Delille
Corentin Fila ...
Thomas Chardoul
Alexis Loret ...
Nathan Delille
Jean Fornerod ...
Jacques Chardoul
Mama Prassinos ...
Christine Chardoul
Jean Corso ...
Paulo
Rémi Garcia ...
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Maïté Arraiza ...
La prof de français
Françoise Gaillard ...
La prof de maths
Nicole Ellkésir ...
Prof d'histoire géographie 1
Didier Hougarou ...
Prof d'histoire géographie 2
Gérard Labelle ...
Le prof de sport
Christelle Ripa ...
La prof d'espagnol
Vanessa Duran ...
La prof de chimie
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Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father is on a tour of duty abroad. He is bullied by Thomas, whose mother is ill. The boys find themselves living together when Marianne invites Thomas to come and stay with them.

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From the director of Wild Reeds and the writer of Girlhood

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Opening Weekend:

€67,760 (Italy) (9 October 2016)

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$52,713 (USA) (23 December 2016)
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A lost opportunity
27 July 2017 | by (Poole) – See all my reviews

I was hoping it would be an interesting, and ultimately a gay film that I could relate to, but as previously alluded to on another critiqe, it was was a complete mish mash of scenes. What occasioned the animosity between the two boys? What was the visit to the gay farmer all about? There was no explanation. In fact there was no explanation for a number of scenes, and the final realisation that the boys were in love was condensed into a ten minute finale. A deeply disappointing movie, that was only worth five stars for the attractive boys that acted in it.


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