Girls Can't Swim Movie Review 1999

Information and Film Reviews for Girls Can't Swim the Movie

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Fifteen-year-old Gwen (Le Bresco) and her best friend Lise (Alyx) always spend their summers together on the Brittany coast where Gwen lives and Lise's family rents a cottage. But when there's a family tragedy, Lise must stay home until the gloomy atmosphere has her traveling to Gwen's on her own. Gwen's parents (who have their own problems) let Lise stay but things between the friends have changed. Gwen has been flaunting her sexuality with the local boys and comes to resent Lise, who feels abandoned. Gwen's thoughtless sexual impulses finally cause the divisions between the girls to spin out of control. French with subtitles.

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Wellspring Media, A Division of Genius Products, Inc., 2230 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90904, Phone: (310)453-1222, Fax: (310)453-0074, URL: http://www.wellspring.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 98 minutes.
Originally from French.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Coming of Age, Female Bonding, Teen Angst, France, Sexcapades, Vacations
Screenplay
Anne-Sophie Birot, Christophe Honore
Cast
Islid Le Besco, Karen Alyx, Pascal Elso, Pascale Bussieres, Julien Cottereau, Marie Riviere
Cinematography
Nathalie Durand
Director
Anne-Sophie Birot
Music
Ernest Chausson
Other
Xavier Griette, Pascale Chavance, Yvon Moreno, Brigitte Lauber
Producer
Philippe Jacquier, Sepia Production, YMC Productions, Wellspring Media

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