Genese

Nominee
Golden Leopard
Locarno International Film Festival

Exciting and heartbreaking, like a true first love.

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Genese

 

 

Three teenagers are shaken up by their first loves in the turmoil of their youth. At a time when others are conforming, they stand their ground and assert their right to love and be free. Philippe Lesage's third film includes some characters from his previous film, THE DEMONS.

 

 

Genre
Drama, Romance, French Cinema
Runtime
130
Language
French
Director
Philippe Lesage
Writer(s)
Philippe Lesage
Cast
Théodore Pellerin, Noée Abita, Pier-Luc Funk
Awards:
Nominee, Golden Leopard, Locarno International Film Festival
FEATURED REVIEW
Guy Lodge, Variety

Québécois filmmaker Philippe Lesage quietly made one of the decade’s great narrative debuts with 2015’s “The Demons,” and distributors largely slept on it: A poised, perceptive study of childhood terrors both real and imagined, it made some waves on the festival circuit, but its discomfiting subject ...

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