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Quand on a 17 ans (2016)

Unrated | | Drama, Romance | 30 March 2016 (France)
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Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father is on a tour of duty abroad. He is bullied by Thomas, whose mother is ill. The boys find themselves living together when Marianne invites Thomas to come and stay with them.

Director:

André Téchiné

Writers:

Céline Sciamma (screenplay), André Téchiné (screenplay)
2 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sandrine Kiberlain ... Dr. Marianne Delille
Kacey Mottet Klein ... Damien Delille
Corentin Fila Corentin Fila ... Thomas Chardoul
Alexis Loret Alexis Loret ... Nathan Delille
Jean Fornerod Jean Fornerod ... Jacques Chardoul
Mama Prassinos Mama Prassinos ... Christine Chardoul
Jean Corso Jean Corso ... Paulo
Rémi Garcia Rémi Garcia ... Le proviseur
Maïté Arraiza Maïté Arraiza ... La prof de français
Françoise Gaillard Françoise Gaillard ... La prof de maths
Nicole Ellkésir Nicole Ellkésir ... Prof d'histoire géographie 1
Didier Hougarou Didier Hougarou ... Prof d'histoire géographie 2
Gérard Labelle Gérard Labelle ... Le prof de sport
Christelle Ripa Christelle Ripa ... La prof d'espagnol
Vanessa Duran Vanessa Duran ... La prof de chimie
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Storyline

Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father is on a tour of duty abroad. He is bullied by Thomas, whose mother is ill. The boys find themselves living together when Marianne invites Thomas to come and stay with them.

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From the director of Wild Reeds and the writer of Girlhood

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

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Country:

France

Language:

French | Spanish

Release Date:

30 March 2016 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Being 17 See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,838, 9 October 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$52,713, 23 December 2016

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$52,713, 26 December 2016
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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References New Wave (2008) See more »

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Subtle coming-of-age tale
22 March 2017 | by Red_IdentitySee all my reviews

I wasn't really sure what to except out of this film, but to classify it as simply an LGBT film would be a great disservice to what it's doing. There aren't just two leads here, there are three, and that is crucial to the importance of it. The screenplay is layered and filled with small gestures and moments that mean a lot to the characters, but ones we have to be attentive to. This is a little film made out of moments like that and if people aren't used to it and don't like that kind of storytelling, they may not take to this film. It's subtle and very nuanced where it counts, and that's why it stands apart from the rest of its like.


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