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Adolescentes

ADOLESCENTES

Sébastien Lifshitz

06.09 UGC De Brouckère 19:30
Documentary . 135' . France . 2019 . FR / ST : EN/NL

This film was selected at the Locarno Film Festival 2019 (Semaine de la critique)

Emma and Anaïs are best friends and yet everything in their life seems to oppose them, their social background but also their personality. From the age of 13 to 18, Adolescentes follows the two teenagers during these years where radical transformations and first times punctuate daily life. Through their personal stories, the film offers a rare portray of France and its recent history.

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STARRING

WRITER

Sébastien Lifshitz

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Antoine Parouty

Paul Guilhaume

SOUND

Yolande Decarsin

Clément Laforce

MUSIC

Tindersticks

FILM EDITING

Tina Baz

PRODUCTION

AGAT FILMS & CIE

CO-PRODUCTION

Arte France Cinéma

Les Productions Chaocorp

DISTRIBUTION

The Party Film Sales

Sébastien Lifshitz

After studying art history at the Ecole du Louvre, Sébastien Lifshitz choose cinema and directs in 2000 his first feature film, PRESQUE RIEN, which was critically acclaimed and distributed worldwide. This is followed by the documentary LA TRAVERSEE (2001) selected for the Directors’ Fortnight, WILD SIDE (2004) and BAMBI (2016), both of which won awards at the Berlin Film Festival. After LES INVISIBLES (2012) in official selection at the Cannes Film Festival and LES VIES DE THERESE (2017) at the Directors’ Fortnight, he returns in 2019 with his new documentary, ADOLESCENTES, which has won an award at the Locarno Film Festival.

FILMOGRAPHY

2000 : PRESQUE RIEN (fiction)

2001 : LA TRAVERSÉE (doc)

2004 : WILD SIDE (fiction)

2012 : LES INVISIBLES (doc)

2016 : BAMBI (doc)

2016 : LES VIES DE THÉRÈSE (doc)

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