First screened in September 2014
Director: Mia Hansen-Løve. Cast: Félix de Givry, Pauline Etienne, Hugo Conzelmann, Roman Kolinka, Vincent Lacoste, Arnaud Azoulay, Hugo Bienvenu, Vincent Macaigne, Greta Gerwig, Arsinée Khanjian, Laura Smet, Golshifteh Farahani, Juliette Lamet, Brady Corbet, Olivia Ross, Julian Starke, Sébastien Chassagne, Philippe Petit, Andréa Brusque, La India, Asha Thomas, Tony Humphries, Terry Hunter, Arnold Jarvis, Marc Guyot, Clara Deshayes. Screenplay: Mia Hansen-Løve and Sven Hansen-Løve.

Twitter Capsule: Hello, first love! Adores music, characters without wholly sentimentalizing them. A canny group portrait, intimate yet aloof.

VOR:   Hansen-Løve pushes her sensitive, domestic chronicles toward a more expansive scale and achieves emotional connection through music that seems to thwart it. Crafty if not groundbreaking.

Photo © 2014 CG Cinéma/France 2 Cinéma/Blue Film Production

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

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