96 minutes

A new student in a Paris high school attracts the romantic attention of schoolmates and teachers alike. Affecting, sensitive twist on teenage high-school romances via an updated adaptation of a classic novel in French literature; originally shot for television.

ARTE France presents an ARTE France/Scarlett Production co-production; in association with Coficup, a Backup Films fund; with the participation of Le Pacte; with the participation of Centre National de la Cinématographie.
Starring Léa Seydoux, Louis Garrel; Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet, Esteban Carvajal-Alegria; and Clotilde Hesme; with the friendly participation of Chiara Mastroianni.
Directed by Christophe Honoré; produced by Florence Dormoy and Joey Faré; screenplay by Christophe Honoré and Gilles Taurand, inspired by the novel La Princesse de Clèves by Madame de Lafayette; original song "Comme la pluie" by Alex Beaupain; director of photography (colour), Laurent Brunet; production designer, Samuel Deshors; costume designer, Pierre Canitrot; film editor, Chantal Hymans.
Screened: IndieLisboa festival, Cinema City Classic Alvalade 3 (Lisbon), April 29th 2009; DVD screener, Lisbon, April 10th 2010.


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