The Adolescent (1979)

PG   |    |  Drama


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The summer of 1939. Marie, at 13, goes with her parents to visit her grandmother in a small town near Avignon. Although rumors of war reach the countryside, it's an idyllic place. Marie's ... See full summary »


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22 October 2000 | Alan-40
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| Young girl experiences adolescent love
Just before World War II, a 12-year-old girl leaves Paris with her parents for a summer vacation in the country. Instead of playing with her friends there, she develops an adolescent (hence the film's title) infatuation with a 30-year-old doctor that has recently joined the village. The older man, understandably, does not return her affections but instead manifests an even less-advised interest in the girl's Dutch mother.

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La Découverte
Written by
Philippe Sarde
Performed by Hubert Rostaing Et Son Orchestre directed by Carlo Savina featuring Marcel Azzola (Accordion) and Stéphane Grappelli (Violin)

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Drama

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Release Date:

24 January 1979

Language

French


Country of Origin

France, West Germany

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