Plot & Details
L'Adolescente (The Adolescent) was the second directorial stint for French film star Jeanne Moreau. This possibly autobiographical piece is set during the early war years. Laetitia Chauveau plays a twelve-year old girl whose future is determined by the events of one long summer holiday in the country in the period just before the outbreak of the Second World War.
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 90min.
- Director(s): Jeanne Moreau
- Starring: Laetitia Chauveau , Simone Signoret , Edith Clever , Jacques Weber , Francis Huster
- Themes: First Love
- Tone: Atmospheric,Nostalgic,Reflective
- Keywords: France, Judaism, Summer, childhood, girl, grandmother, holiday, home, landscaping, maturity, parent, respect, teenagers, wildlife, animal, coming-of-age, culture [social culture], ecology, orphan, pets, sexual-awakening