Jeremy Jones is learning cello at an arts school in New York. At school he spots Susan Rollins, who practices for a ballet audition, and he falls in love on first sight. He’s very diffident in nearing her, so he gets some help of his experienced friend Ralph. Susan’s first impression isn’t great, until she hears him play his cello. The movie paints a quiet image of him winning her heart and the development of their relationship.
La fin de l’été 2019
1h 32min | Drama | TV Movie 27 September 2019
Ali, 15, and his younger brother Selim spend their summer holidays in the country with their grandparents, André and Françoise. The opportunity for Ali to finally leave the world of childhood, because he has decided: he is ready for his first time, the time of a summer that will be for him forever unforgettable. But, echoing his love torment, there are also those of his grandmother’s illness and his grandfather’s daily struggle to cope with the wavering memory of his wife.
Venice Calling 2019
Venise n’est pas en Italie (original title)
12 | 1h 35min | Comedy, Drama | 16 May 2019 (Belgium)
An adaptation of the novel Venice is not in Italy by Ivan Calbérac, published by Flammarion in 2015: Emile is fifteen. He lives in Montargis, between a sweet-crazy father and a mother who has always dyed his hair blond, because, it seems, he is more beautiful like that. When the girl who pleases him more than anything invites him to Venice for the holidays, he is overjoyed. Only problem, his parents decide to accompany him – This is the story of a teenager born into an unclassifiable family, the story of a first love, miraculous and fragile. This is the story of an initiatory and incredible journey where life often takes unawares, but where Venice, it will be at the rendezvous.
Small Change 1976
L’argent de poche (original title)
PG | 1h 44min | Comedy, Drama | 12 17 March 1976 (France)
In the town of Thiers, summer of 1976, teachers and parents give their children skills, love, and attention. A teacher has his first child, a single mother hopes to meet Mr. Right, another mom reaches out to Patrick, a motherless lad who is just discovering the opposite sex. Patrick befriends Julien, a new student who lives in poverty with his mother and has a terrible secret. Bruno shows his friends how to chat up girls. Sylvie stages a witty protest against her parents. Brothers give a friend a haircut. A toddler falls from a window and is unhurt. Everybody goes to the cinema. At camp, Martine catches Patrick’s eye. A teacher explains: “Life is hard, but it’s wonderful.”
Pauline at the Beach 1983
Pauline à la plage (original title)
R | 1h 35min | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 18 February 1983 (West Germany)
Fifteen year old Pauline and her older cousin, model-shaped Marion, go to the emptying Atlantic coast for an autumn holiday. Marion ignores the approaches of a surfer and falls for Henri, a hedonist who is only interested in a sexual adventure and drops her soon. Pauline’s little romance with a young man (Sylvain) is also spoiled by Henri.