Being 17
aka Quand on a 17 ans
First screened in October 2016
Director: André Téchiné. Cast: Kacey Mottet Klein, Corentin Fila, Sandrine Kiberlain, Alexis Loret, Mama Prassinos, Jean Fornerod, Jean Corso, Rémi Garcia, Edouard Lamoitier, Julien Pichon, Maïté Arraiza, Françoise Gaillard, Nicole Elkésir, Didier Hougarou, Gérard Labelle, Christelle Ripa, Vanessa Duran. Screenplay: Céline Sciamma and André Téchiné.

Twitter Capsule: Didn't love the lighting. Plot forced at times. Core cadre of actors and sensitive script and direction still carry it.

VOR:   Unexpected, though not necessarily bad, that the parents linger longer in the memory than the kids. Solid gay coming-of-age tale.

Photo © 2016 Strand Releasing/Fidélité Productions/Wild Bunch/France 2 Cinéma

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

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