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Eden (2014)

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Paul, a teenager in the underground scene of early-nineties Paris, forms a DJ collective with his friends and together they plunge into the nightlife of sex, drugs, and endless music.

Director:

Mia Hansen-Løve

Writers:

Mia Hansen-Løve (scenario), Sven Hansen-Løve (scenario)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Félix de Givry ... Paul Vallée
Pauline Etienne ... Louise
Vincent Macaigne ... Arnaud
Hugo Conzelmann Hugo Conzelmann ... Stan
Zita Hanrot ... Anaïs
Roman Kolinka ... Cyril
Ugo Bienvenu Ugo Bienvenu ... Quentin (as Hugo Bienvenu)
Vincent Lacoste ... Thomas Bangalter
Arnaud Azoulay Arnaud Azoulay ... Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo
Laurent Cazanave Laurent Cazanave ... Nico (Respect)
Paul Spera ... Guillaume (Respect)
Arsinée Khanjian ... La mère de Paul
Juliette Lamet Juliette Lamet ... La soeur de Paul
Greta Gerwig ... Julia
Léa Rougeron Léa Rougeron ... Théodora
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Storyline

Paul, a teenager in the underground scene of early-nineties Paris, forms a DJ collective with his friends and together they plunge into the nightlife of sex, drugs, and endless music.

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The sun rises on every party See more »

Genres:

Biography | Drama | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for drug use, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

France

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

19 June 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Eden: Lost in music See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,987, 21 June 2015

Gross USA:

$65,460

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$507,914
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Part of Cyril's artwork are originals by Mathias Cousin; the rest were done during filming by cast member Ugo Bienvenu. See more »

Goofs

In their 2001 trip to NYC, the kids party on top of the Standard Hotel off 14th Street in NYC, but that hotel was not finished until 2009. See more »

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References The Silence of the Lambs (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Solid Ground (Spensane Vocal Mix)
S. Spencer/J. Lesane/T. Roberts/S. Adkins/W. Hutchinson/T. Hamlin
Performed by Jasper Street Company
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Non-stop music
22 September 2015 | by FotodudeSee all my reviews

The main criticism I've seen towards this film is that it has a detached approach, but I thought it worked wonders here, surprisingly. Thing is, you can handle a story about night life in two ways: by focusing on the frenzy and excitement, that ephemeral state of euphoria non-stop party and excess will do to you, and that's probably what most films of this kind do, and thus have little lasting power beyond the final credits. Or you can go for that other feeling often associated with such activity, which is one of emotional vacuum, of estrangement and low mood, which is more profound and permanent. This is what Løve is going for and succeeds in portraying: the life of someone who wants to be a DJ at all costs, and stick to it throughout the years, while knowing he won't be able to afford living like that. So he often feels unsatisfied and lacking in some kind of deeper personal realization.

On the other hand, those around him do move forward, in one way or another, and so his relationships with all of them reach some kind of closure, making it even more depressing to him that in over a decade he pretty much hasn't gotten anywhere, hasn't really grown up nor learned anything from when he was a teen. An adequately long runtime, encompassing various states of the main character's life and various locations to where his work takes him, also contribute in making his frustrating journey so believable. Technically the film is a marvel, moving so naturally, so organically, from one sequence to the next, from one set piece to another, with a flow that is obviously aided by a powerful and almost constant soundtrack. If you like house music, it's pretty much guaranteed you'll love this film. But it has a lot of other qualities that really make it worth watching. I hope those of you who haven't seen it do soon.


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