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Reinventing Marvin (Marvin ou La Belle Éducation)

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Finnegan Oldfield Finnegan Oldfield
Marvin Bijoux
Grégory Gadebois Grégory Gadebois
Dany Bijoux
Vincent Macaigne Vincent Macaigne
Abel Pinto
Catherine Salée Catherine Salée
Odile Bijoux
Jules Porier Jules Porier
Marvin enfant
Catherine Mouchet Catherine Mouchet
Madeleine Clément
Isabelle Huppert Isabelle Huppert
Isabelle Huppert


Written by
Anne Fontaine Anne Fontaine
screenplay
Pierre Trividic Pierre Trividic
screenplay


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Description: Written by Anne Fontaine and Pierre Trividic, the story revolves around Martin Clément, born Marvin Bijou, who ran away from his hometown and his family. He retells his story through a stage play that proves to be a smash hit. But at what price? Interestingly, while the film borrows its central plot from the novel by Edouard Louis (which outlines the childhood and teenage years of a young boy in a village, where he is shunned by the inhabitants and even by his own family when he comes out as a homosexual), it simultaneously takes the story a littler further, as the movie follows the character until the age of 23, whereas the st ... (more)
Tags: France (1), Gay (1), Homophobia (1), Bullying (1), 2017 (1)
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The QUEER LION Film List 2017 (8 movies items)

"WINNER Best Feature Film Written by Anne Fontaine and Pierre Trividic, the story revolves around Martin Clément, born Marvin Bijou, who ran away from his hometown and his family. He retells his story through a stage play that proves to be a smash hit. But at what price? Interestingly, while the film borrows its central plot from the novel by Edouard Louis (which outlines the childhood and teenage years of a young boy in a village, where he is shunned by the inhabitants and even by his own fam"


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Film Journal 2018 (171 movies items)

"The highlight of this LGBTQ+-story is when it says that this film is like Salinger, then proceeds to produce a theatrical play that is supposedly the true work of a genius but we never see more than two minutes of it (and unfortunately those two minutes are not the work of a genius). Well, that and that when the alcoholic dad of our lead states that "having one is like having none." It honestly has something good to give around the end, but the meandering hour-and-half that lead up to it just ar"


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