Athens International Film Festival

Breathe

Teenagers Charlie and Sarah will fall madly in love, but their joyful rapture is soon replaced with a poisonous sense of possessiveness and jealously in a cruel psychological game full of hidden secrets and unpredictable developments.

If you liked Melanie Laurent in Tarantino's "Inglourious Basterds", get ready to be impressed. Only this time, she won't be standing in front of the camera, she'll be directing her sophomore feature. On the other end of the lens, you'll have the chance to admire two up-and-coming French actresses Joséphine Japy and Lou de Laâge in a sensuous pairing.

Teenagers Charlie and Sarah will fall madly in love, but their joyful rapture is soon replaced with a poisonous sense of possessiveness and jealously in a cruel psychological game full of hidden secrets and unpredictable developments.

Despite the plot twists and never-ending surprises, Laurent manages to steer clean of the cheap thrills of a lesbian soap, handling both the story and her characters from a respectful and discerning perspective. T.Th.


 

Πρωτότυπος τίτλος / Original title
Respire

Σκηνοθεσία / Director
Mélanie Laurent

Σενάριο / Screenwriters
Julien Lambroschini, Mélanie Laurent

Φωτογραφία / DoP
Arnaud Potier

Μοντάζ / Editor
Guerric Catala

Ηθοποιοί / Principal Cast
Joséphine Japy, Lou de Laâge, Roxane Duran, Alejandro Albarracín, Radivoje Bukvic

Γαλλία / France
2014
Εγχρωμο / Color
DCP
91'
Γαλλικά / French



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