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Atomic Age (2012)

L'âge atomique (original title)
Unrated | | Drama | 28 November 2012 (France)
Two teenagers spend together a night around the town. One tries desperately to kiss a girl while a desire for his friend overwhelms the other one.

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Héléna Klotz

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Héléna Klotz
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Cast overview:
Eliott Paquet Eliott Paquet ... Victor
Dominik Wojcik Dominik Wojcik ... Rainer
Niels Schneider ... Theo
Mathilde Bisson Mathilde Bisson ... Cécilia
Clémence Boisnard ... Rose
Luc Chessel Luc Chessel ... The Gay Boy
Arnaud Rebotini Arnaud Rebotini ... The Bouncer
Cécilia Ranval Cécilia Ranval ... The Girl in the Night Club
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Two teenagers spend together a night around the town. One tries desperately to kiss a girl while a desire for his friend overwhelms the other one.

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Rainer: Now I'm throwing myself off the Pont Neuf and attempting an exceptional swan dive. I'm swimming in the Seine and I'm coming Paris. Right now it's the magical hour, the blue hour, the hour when the city of light shares the dawn with Madrid and Vienna. Swimming up the river streams, utterly naked, I swim towards the galactic paths of the Pacific... Tired, my forehead bathed in a mist, I lie on the crest of a wave that spills its foam in the coral sea and leaves me on the sands of the Guinean ...
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Well directed, non-conventional film
13 April 2012 | by LeoDRKSee all my reviews

I've just seen this film at BAFICI (14 edition) in Buenos Aires. And I actually enjoyed it. This is not a plot-based film. It's an overview on how life looks like for two teenagers from Paris' suburbs. Victor and Rainer go to a night club in Paris, maybe running away from their lives, but then they find out such escape is not enough. The film depicts very well how adolescence looks like in modern, big cities. Where children of middle or lower class parents roam around at night without too much to do. The film uses poetry as another mean for the characters to express themselves. The music plays a big role in creating the right atmosphere for the scenes. A film to see with the eyes wide open.


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France

Language:

French | Polish

Release Date:

28 November 2012 (France) See more »

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Kidam, ARTE See more »
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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