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Diabolo Menthe


This gentle, closely observed autobiographical tale, a first film by director [[Performer~P98321~Diane Kurys~dianekurys]], got a very favorable critical reception at the time of its release. It concerns the experiences of Anne ([[Performer~P38633~Eleonore Klarwein~eleonoreklarwein]]) and Frederique ([[Performer~P48929~Odile Michel~odilemichel]]), the 13- and 15-year-old daughters of a separated Jewish couple. They are attending a grim, rule-crazy school in the early 1960s. Anne is unsocial and not much...more