The Wild Reeds

114 minutes

In 1962 rural France, four teenagers have their first sexual and political experiences against the backdrop of the Algerian war. Sensitive, understated coming-of-age picture with excellent performances.

Starring Élodie Bouchez, Gaël Morel, Stéphane Rideau, Frédéric Gorny, Michèle Moretti, Jacques Nolot.
Directed by André Téchiné; written by Mr. Téchiné, Gilles Taurand, Olivier Massart; director of photography (Telcipro), Jeanne Lapoirie; production designer, Pierre Soula; costume designer, Élisabeth Tavernier; film editor, Martine Giordano.
An Alain Sarde—Georges Benayoun presentation of an Ima Films/Les Films Alain Sarde co-production, with the participation of Canal Plus, in association with Ima Productions, La Sept-ARTE, SFR Production; with the participation of Centre National de la Cinématographie. (French distributor, Pan-Européenne. World sales, Studiocanal.)
Screened: DVD, Lisbon, October 30th 2010.


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