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A surprising true story

Directed by Delphine and Muriel Coulin
Cast: Louise Grinberg, Juliet Darche, Roxane Duran
France | 2011| 35mm | 90 min| Drama | French with English subtitles | Comedy, Drama | Not Rated

Inspired by a true story that took place in France in 2008, Delphine and Muriel Coulin's provocative debut focuses on a group of bored teenage girls who all make an irrevocable pact. When classmate Camille accidentally becomes pregnant, she encourages her friends and fellow classmates to follow suit. It's only a matter of time before 17 girls in the high school are pregnant and the town is thrown into a world of chaos.

Screenplay by Delphine and Muriel Coulin
Cinematography by Jean-Louis Vialard

2012 César Awards: Nominated, Best First Film
2012 TIFF Next Wave Film Festival, San Francisco International Film Festival: Official Selection
2011 Cannes Film Festival: Official Selection
2011 Bratislava Film Festival: Won Best Film

“An interesting fable-like atmosphere pervades this story…” - Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle

“Impressively, the rookie scribe-helmers' sense of equilibrium is unerring and also surprisingly subtle… Louise Grinberg ("The Class") is luminous” - Boyd Van Hoeij, Variety

"A solid feature directorial debut, vested in real life but encompassing global subjects, its stunning visuals serving its subject well.” - Laura Clifford, Reeling Reviews

“Delphine and Muriel Coulin make it easy to connect with the characters because so many of their problems have been our problems.” – William Brownridge, Toronto Film Scene


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