Diabolo menthe (1977)

This ’70s coming-of-age tale is an ode to teenage summers, first kisses and first losses.

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Introduction

Teenage sisters Anne (Eléonore Klarwein) and Frédérique (Odile Michel) couldn’t be more different: introverted Anne is trying to understand the world around her as she’s on the threshold of adolescence; and outgoing, political Frédérique is beginning her first love affair. This coming-of-age tale, the debut feature of underrated French director Diane Kurys, is an ode to teenage summers, first kisses and first losses.

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