- Directed by: Céline Sciamma
- Written by: Céline Sciamma
- Cast: Zoé Héran, Malonn Lévana, Jeanne Disson, Sophie Cattani, Mathieu Demy
- Language: French
Something like a pre-pubescent cousin of The Virgin Suicides, this quietly beautiful film centres on a little girl who introduces herself to the children of her new neighbourhood as a boy. Powered by an incredibly convincing performance by 10-year-old Héran, it sets a carefree tone that contrasts with the high stakes of emerging identity.
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Tomboy19 Aug 2011
Childhood gender identity struggle handled subtly and beautifully
(U) 82min As the title suggests, this quietly beautiful film is about a little girl who wants to look and act like a boy. But given that indicator, audiences may still be surprised when writer/director Celine Sciamma reveals that the character…
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