Being 17

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Being 17

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Being 17

Release Date: February 27, 2016

Year    :   2016
Slogan    :   «Adolescence is the only time when you learn something at all»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   France 2 Cinéma, Wild Bunch, Fidélité Films, SCOPE Pictures, Région Midi-Pyrénées, La Banque Postale Image 8
Director    :   André Téchiné
Producers    :   Olivier Delbosc, Marc Missonnier, Nicolas Ronchi, Bruno Bernard, Michel Nasri, Valérie Pangrazzi, Marilyne Maia
Writers    :   Céline Sciamma, André Téchiné
RunTime    :   116 mins.
Revenue    :   2000000

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. 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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