YOUNG & BEAUTIFUL

Directed by François Ozon | Written by François Ozon
US release date: April 25, 2014
Written and Directed by François Ozon
With Marine Vacth, Géraldine Pailhas, Frédéric Pierrot, Charlotte Rampling
95 min, Drama, France, 2013

“No one’s serious at 17,” wrote Arthur Rimbaud, a sentiment  that may justify the choices made by 17-year-old Isabelle (Marine Vacth), over the course of a pivotal year. Her transgressive and intimately observed coming-of-age journey is divided in four seasonal chapters and four pop songs, from her sexual awakening to her first time, to her foray into prostitution and her search for identity. Francois Ozon observes her journey without judgment, reflecting on the emotions and insecurities that saturate a young person’s entrance into adulthood, and again proves a master at coaxing strong performances from young actors.

Nominated for Two Césars (French Oscars) for Most Promising Newcomer (Marine Vacth) and Best Supporting Actress (Géraldine Pailhas)

Official Selections: 2014 Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, 2013 Cannes Film Festival, 2013 Toronto International Film Festival


Opens in the US on April 25, 2014

- Opens in New York on April 25, 2014 at IFC Center
- Opens in Los Angeles on May 16, 2014 at the Nuart Theatre

This film may not be shown in all US cities, please check your local listings for exact showtimes and places.

US Distribution : Sundance Selects

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