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L'année des méduses (1984)

Chris, a sexy teenager who appears mostly bare-breasted on the French Riviera, has a crush on Romain, her mother's lover. In reaction to her inability to attract his attention, she experiments with other risque affairs.

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Christopher Frank

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Christopher Frank (novel), Christopher Frank (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Bernard Giraudeau ... Romain Kalides
Valérie Kaprisky ... Chris
Caroline Cellier ... Claude
Jacques Perrin ... Vic
Béatrice Agenin Béatrice Agenin ... Marianne Lamotte
Barbara Nielsen Barbara Nielsen ... Barbara
David Jalil David Jalil ... Jean-Paul
Philippe Lemaire ... Lamotte
Pierre Vaneck Pierre Vaneck ... Pierre
Jean-Paul Dubarry Jean-Paul Dubarry ... Guttaz
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Betty Assenza Betty Assenza ... Dorothee
Hedwige De Mouroux Hedwige De Mouroux ... (as Hedwige Thabuis)
Serge Gaubardy Serge Gaubardy
Charlotte Kady Charlotte Kady ... Miriam
Gill Matt Gill Matt ... Aldo
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Chris, a sexy teenager who appears mostly bare-breasted on the French Riviera, has a crush on Romain, her mother's lover. In reaction to her inability to attract his attention, she experiments with other risque affairs.

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

14 November 1984 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Méduses See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Venomous
7 July 2006 | by jfurioli_2000See all my reviews

Not for everyone: one could almost dismiss it as a soft sexploitation movie from the eighties. But no.

This is about an obsessive little girl who is turning into a woman. The characters around her are here to reflect the wicked light she is shining, and emphasize facets of her personality, as she is wrecking havoc around her.

It is all then about the sexual desires of women and men. How they cheat. Whom they love. What it is that they want. What they would do to get it. Only one character is "not normal " in this movie, and this is the scary part: all the others could be us to some degree.

One flaw in this movie: the voice-over on two occasions. Obviously the director could not find a way could convey the message. Pity. Otherwise, it would have a perfect little venomous movie.


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