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The dreams and naivete of Charlotte, a young, working-class girl ([[Performer~P25539~Charlotte Gainsbourg~charlottegainsbourg]] in an award-winning performance) clash with reality as she meets the young pianist she admires ([[Performer~P131551~Clothilde Baudon~clothildebaudon]]), and a younger pest she would like to shed ([[Performer~P138929~Julie Glenn~julieglenn]]). Charlotte is surrounded by a drab life in her rundown neighborhood and is saddled with a crass brother and a father whose attention is elsewhere. Life picks up a little color when a new friend comes into the picture, a pianist from the other side of the tracks who is going to give a recital in town. The more sophisticated pianist jokes that maybe Charlotte should be her manager, and that sets off a series of misunderstandings that lead to some pretty wild moments. ~ Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
French Academy of Cinema Bernadette Lafont Best Supporting Actress 1985 Winner
French Academy of Cinema Charlotte Gainsbourg Most Promising Young Actress 1985 Winner
French Film Critics Circle Claude Miller Prix Louis-Delluc 1985 Winner

Cast

Charlotte Gainsbourg
as Charlotte
Bernadette Lafont
as Leone
Jean-Claude Brialy
as Sam "Fruit of the Loom"
Clothilde Baudon
as Clara Baumann
Raoul Billerey
as Antoine
Jean-Philippe Ecoffey
as Jean
Julie Glenn
as Lulu

Crew

Claude Miller
Director
Marie-Laure Reyre
Producer
Bernard Stora
Screenwriter
Luc Beraud
Screenwriter
Claude Miller
Screenwriter
Annie Miller
Screenwriter
Dominique Chapuis
Cinematographer
Daniele Pace
Songwriter
Alain Jomy
Composer (Music Score)
Albert Jurgenson
Editor
Jean-Pierre Kohut-Svelko
Production Designer
Gerard Lamps
Sound/Sound Designer
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