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English title: Girlhood
Original title: Bande de Filles
German title: Girlhood*
France, 2014

Director: Sciamma, Céline
Production company: Hold Up Films, Lilies Films
Co-producers: Arte France Cinéma
Age recommendation: 14 years and up

For 16-year-old Marieme, life is like a succession of prohibitions. The neighborhood's censorship, boys ruling the roost, school's dead end. Her encounter with three liberated girls changes everything. They dance, fight back, talk loudly, laugh at everything. Marieme becomes Vic and joins the gang, to make the most of her youth.

Cannes 2014 (Director's Fortnight), nominated for the European Parliament's "Lux"-Award 2014, Buster Copenhagen 2014 (special mention), nominated for the European Film Award 2014, Schlingel Chemnitz 2014 (ECFA Award), Stockholm IFF 2014 (awarded), BUFF Malmö 2015, Kinodisea Bucharest 2015

Study guide: Danish

Study guide: English

Study guide: French

Study guide: German

Study guide: Norwegian

Study guide: Slovenian

Study guide: Swedish

Video: Shooting of the film (German/French)


World sales address/es:
Playtime (FR)

Sold to:
Pyramide (FR)
Peripher Filmverleih (D)