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by Céline Sciamma


Summer in a new suburb outside Paris. Nothing to do but look at the ceiling. Marie, Anne and Floriane are 15. Their paths cross in the corridors at the local swimming pool, where love and desire make a sudden, dramatic appearance.

international title: Water Lilies
original title: Naissance des pieuvres
country: France
sales agent: Playtime
year: 2007
genre: fiction
directed by: Céline Sciamma
film run: 85'
screenplay: Céline Sciamma
cast: Pauline Acquart, Louise Blachère, Adèle Haenel, Warren Jacquin, Serge Brincat, Jérémie Steib
cinematography by: Chrystel Fournier
film editing: Julien Lacheray
art director: Gwendal Bescond
costumes designer: Marine Bellec
producer: Jérôme Dopffer, Bénédicte Couvreur
production: Les Productions Balthazar, Canal+, Région Ile-de-France
distributor: Haut et Court

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