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|AKA:||"Les Roseaux Sauvages"|
|Synopsis:||Emotional coming of age tale set in 1962 (at the end of the French war in Algeria) and focusing on three classmates at a French boarding school. Sensitive Francois (Morel) is just coming to the realization that he likes boys, particularly working-class Serge (Rideau) who's attracted to Francois's confidante Maite (Bouchez). The provocateur is Algerian-born Henri (Gorny), a bitter political militant who enjoys his battles with classmates and teachers alike. Politics and youthful passions are forced into crises. French historical/political context may prove a barrier. French with subtitles.|
|Directed by:||Andre Techine|
|Producer(s):||Alain Sarde, Georges Benayoun, Jean-Jacques Albert, Strand Releasing.|
|Cast:||Gael Morel, Stephane Rideau, Elodie Bouchez, Frederic Gorny, Michele Moretti|