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by André Téchiné


The story revolves around Damien, the son of a soldier, who lives in a barracks in Southwest France with his mother, a doctor, while his father has been despatched to Central Africa. The homosexual boy gets knocked around by another kid at school, Tom, whose adoptive mother has fallen ill. The revulsion and violence that they show towards one another is further stirred up when Damien’s mother decides to take Tom in under their roof...

international title: Being 17
original title: Quand on a 17 ans
country: France
sales agent: Elle Driver
year: 2016
genre: fiction
directed by: André Téchiné
release date: FR 30/03/2016, BE 30/03/2016
screenplay: André Téchiné, Céline Sciamma
cast: Sandrine Kiberlain, Kacey Mottet Klein, Alexis Loret, Corentin Fila
producer: Olivier Delbosc, Marc Missonnier
production: Fidélité Films, Wild Bunch Production, France 2 Cinéma
backing: Région Midi-Pyrénées, La Banque Postale Image 8
distributor: Wild Bunch Distribution, Lumière, Lumière, CINEMA

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