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German Premiere

LES COQUILETTES

(Fictional documentary, F 2013), French original with English subtitles, 75 min.Director: Sophie Letourneur
Actors: Sophie Letourneur, Carole Le Page, Camille Genaud
Production: Emmanuel Chaumet

Tickets can be reserved online via Caligari Filmbühne Wiesbaden


Sophie Letourneur, director and lead actress of the film, throws herself together with two of her friends – all filmmakers – into amorous entanglements at the film festival in Locarno. She shot her second feature film on a shoestring budget but with a lot of gusto for the cinematic experiment during the actual festival. The result is a “film-within-a-film within-a-film,” which never comes across as academic or boring but shows what cinema can still do better than any other medium: capture the spirit of a generation.

“Les Coquillettes” is fiction and reality, a narrative experiment, French low-budget cinema and “Gaul’s reply to Lena Dunham” (The Hollywood Reporter): but above all, an extremely humorous portrait of a generation.”

Also screened: Friday March 28th, 2014 / 10:15 p.m. / Metropolis 2 // Sunday March 30th, 2014 / 6 p.m. / Rex Programmkino

Kategorie: Internationales Programm Humor
Show: Thursday, 27. March 2014, 06:00 p.m., Caligari Filmbühne Wiesbaden