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Late August, Early September (1998)

Fin août, début septembre (original title)
A story about the transition from late youth to early maturity, the film follows several friends and lovers as they come to make decisions on how to live their lives--getting a job more in ... See full summary »

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Olivier Assayas

Writer:

Olivier Assayas
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mathieu Amalric ... Gabriel
Virginie Ledoyen ... Anne
François Cluzet ... Adrien
Jeanne Balibar ... Jenny
Alex Descas ... Jérémie
Arsinée Khanjian ... Lucie
Mia Hansen-Løve ... Véra
Nathalie Richard ... Maryelle
Eric Elmosnino ... Thomas
Olivier Cruveiller Olivier Cruveiller ... Axel
Jean-Baptiste Malartre ... Editeur
André Marcon André Marcon ... Hattou
Elisabeth Mazev Elisabeth Mazev ... Visiteuse de l'appartement
Olivier Py Olivier Py ... Visiteur de l'appartement
Jean-Baptiste Montagut Jean-Baptiste Montagut ... Joseph Costa
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Storyline

A story about the transition from late youth to early maturity, the film follows several friends and lovers as they come to make decisions on how to live their lives--getting a job more in harmony with ones ideals, committing to a lover, giving up a lover that no longer loves you: a film about grown-ups growing up. Written by Josh Baudhuin <jambo@well.com>

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Drama | Romance

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Official Sites:

Zeitgeist Films

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

10 February 1999 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Late August, Early September See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,432, 16 July 1999

Gross USA:

$36,662, 15 August 1999
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Dacia Films,Cinéa,Canal+ See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Connections

Referenced in Min f.d. familj: Pojken i flaskan (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Hawa Dolo
Written by Ali Farka Touré
Performed by Ali Farka Touré
© World Circuit Music. Courtesy of World Cirtuit Ltd
extrait de l'album "The Source"
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Wonderful Film
23 July 1999 | by Mahoney-2See all my reviews

A beautiful and moving film filled with understated yet extremely rich, quietly complex character studies. The people in this film are so real, they don't seem like fictional characters at all and the movie has the natural rhythm of real life. The interaction and inter-connections are rare in movies. Often very funny, Late August, Early September is also quite heartbreaking. One of the best films in years.


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