Credits

Léonor Serraille
Laetitia Dosch, Souleymane Seye Ndiaye, Grégoire Monsaingeon

Jeune Femme

Sep 18th
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7:30 pm
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€9
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France : 2017   |   98 mins


Broke, with nothing but her cat to her name and doors closing in her face, Paula is back in Paris after a long absence. As she meets different people along the way, there is one thing she knows for sure: she’s determined to make a new start – and she’ll do it with style and panache.

Director Léonor Serraille deservedly scooped the Camera d’Or prize at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival for this debut feature. Jeune Femme impresses with it sheer vivacity and the powerhouse central performance of actress Laetitia Dosch as Paula provides the wild heart of the film. This is cinema that is funny, moving and hugely invigorating.

 

Festivals:                                                                                               

Cannes Film Festival 2017                                                                                           

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2017

BFI London Film Festival 2017

IFI French Film Festival 2017

International Film Festival Rotterdam 2018

 Awards:

 Winner, Camera d’Or, Cannes Film Festival 2017

 

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