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Le péril jeune (1994)

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Ten years after their Upper Sixth, Bruno, Momo, Leon and Alain meet together in the waiting room of a maternity hospital. The father of the awaited baby is Tomasi, their best friend at that... See full summary »

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Cédric Klapisch

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Cédric Klapisch (scenario and dialogue), Santiago Amigorena (scenario and dialogue) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Romain Duris ... Tomasi
Vincent Elbaz ... Alain Chabert
Nicolas Koretzky Nicolas Koretzky ... Maurice 'Momo' Zareba
Julien Lambroschini Julien Lambroschini ... Bruno
Joachim Lombard Joachim Lombard ... Leon
Julie-Anne Roth ... Marie (as Julie-Anne Rauth)
Hélène de Fougerolles ... Christine
Élodie Bouchez ... Sophie
Lisa Faulkner ... Barbara
Caroline Damiens Caroline Damiens
Jacques Marchand Jacques Marchand ... Moroni
Christine Sandre Christine Sandre ... English Teacher
Nathalie Krebs Nathalie Krebs ... Philosophy Teacher
François Toumarkine François Toumarkine ... History and Geography Teacher
Hélène Médigue ... Biology Teacher
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Storyline

Ten years after their Upper Sixth, Bruno, Momo, Leon and Alain meet together in the waiting room of a maternity hospital. The father of the awaited baby is Tomasi, their best friend at that time, who died one month before due to an overdose. They remember their teenage, their laughs, their dreams, their stupid pranks... Through the pasts of the five main characters, a description of the French youth in the middle of the seventies. Written by Yepok

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

11 January 1995 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Abschlussklasse: Wilde Jugend - 1975 See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France See more »

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Vertigo, La Sept-Arte See more »
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References Woodstock (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

Mamy Blue
Music by Hubert Giraud
French lyrics by Hubert Giraud
English lyrics by Phil Trim
Performed by Joël Daydé
Ed : Claude Pascal
(p) 1971 RIVIERA/BARCLAY
Avec l'aimable autorisation de BUDDE MUSIC FRANCE
Et l'aimable collaboration de POLYGRAM PROJETS SEPCIAUX
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Seems to come directly from the director's memories...
22 August 2001 | by tnkSee all my reviews

This is one of the very few teenage movies that can be watched over and over again. It is the simple story of a group of teenagers in the mid 70s, with nothing really exceptional happening (no serial killers, no alien abductions,...), just the life of this group of teenagers who are very well written and acted : Almost everyone can find himself in one of the key figures of the movie. That's what makes it a movie you can watch over and over again. The plot manages to "link" intelligently the different sequences, a task in which most wanna-be realistic teenagers movies fail. For 70s music lovers, this movie contains a lot of 70s rock hits, so don't miss it !

For a trip back in the Paris of the 70s, rent this tape - time machines are still too expensive !


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