LA BELLE PERSONNE

LA BELLE PERSONNE

Sixteen-year-old Junie changes high school mid-year, following the death of her mother. She finds herself in the same class as her cousin Mathias, who introduces her to his friends. All the boys want to date Junie, and she chooses the quietest among them, Otto Clèves. But soon after, she encounters the great love of her life, Nemours, her Italian teacher. The passion that burns between them is, however, doomed. Junie refuses to give in to her feelings and persists in denying herself happiness, which in her eyes is merely illusory…

Best actress in Namur

Christophe Honoré

Christophe Honoré

(Bretagne, 1970) He is a novelist, playwright and filmmaker. His 2006 film Dans Paris has led him to be considered by French critics as the heir to the Nouvelle Vague Cinema. Les chansons d’amour was one of the films selected to be in competition at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival.

FILMOGRAPHY

Vivir deprisa, amar despacio (2018), Les malheurs de Sophie (2016), Métamorphoses (2014), Les bien-aimés (2011, D’A 2012), Homme au bain (2010), Non ma fille, tu n'iras pas danser (2009), La belle personne (2008), Les chansons d'amour (2007), Dans Paris (2006), Mi madre (2004), 17 fois Cécile Cassard (2002), Nous deux (curt, 2001)

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María Antón Cabot

Best movie in the section Revoluciones Permanentes of the Seville Festival, a film about teenage love and sex in these uncertain times.

17 FOIS CÉCILE CASSARD

Christophe Honoré

First film by Christophe Honoré, in which he incorporates all his cinephile fetishes, long dreamed.

ALICE T.

Radu Muntean

One of the most outstanding directors of the new wave of Romanian cinema films here an intense moral drama that explores the affective shock between a mother and her adopted daughter.