Being 17

Being 17 (2016)

Adolescence is the only time when you learn something at all

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2016-02-27
  • User Rating: 6.9/10 from 227 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 56min
  • Language: Français
  • Production Company: Wild Bunch
  • Production Country: France
  • Director: André Téchiné
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Set in the beautiful high Pyrenees in south-west France, Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father, a pilot, is on a tour of duty abroad with the French military. At school, Damien is bullied by Thomas, who lives in the farming community up in the mountains, nut learns to fight back. The boys find themselves living together when Marianne invites Thomas to come and stay with them while his mother is ill in hospital. Damien must learn to live with the boy who terrorised him.

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  • Sandrine Kiberlain

    as Marianne
  • Kacey Mottet Klein

    as Damien
  • Corentin Fila

    as Thomas
  • Mama Prassinos

    as Christine
  • Alexis Loret

    as Nathan
  • Jean Fornerod

  • Jean Corso

Production Olivier Delbosc Producer
Production Marc Missonnier Producer
Camera Julien Hirsch Director of Photography
Production Nicolas Ronchi Casting
Writing Céline Sciamma Writer
Directing André Téchiné Director
Writing André Téchiné Writer
Editing Albertine Lastera Editor
Sound Alexis Rault Original Music Composer
Production Bruno Bernard Production Manager
Production Michel Nasri Casting
Production Valérie Pangrazzi Casting
Production Marilyne Maia Production Manager