Grandperret PATRICK
  • 2006
  • Un Certain Regard
Prix du Président du Jury Un Certain Regard 2006

Two girls. Two ordinary girls. Nina and Lizzy. Both 19.
Sometimes, Lizzie doesn’t want to live. And Nina has felt alone and guilty since the death of her beloved father.
Nina sets out for La Rochelle, where she finds herself in a comfortable, bourgeois environment in which she tries to work.
Lizzie, who has lived her whole life in La Rochelle, spends time at the hospital following two emotional crises. For her, it’s a place of reassurance, a refuge.
One Saturday, they meet in the hospital psychiatric wing. Both grasp the opportunity this encounter offers: Nina has found a friend, Lizzie the desire to live. They run away.
Together, they are strong, euphoric; even their moments of hopelessness are joyful, as they drift through the outskirts of La Rochelle.
They have no luck, and no mon

Directed by : Grandperret PATRICK
Year of production: 2006
Country: France
Duration: 101


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