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Summer Growing Up

Documentary, 50 minutes, 2011

Director: Blaise Harrison


Summer, a small town in the South of France. School is coming to a close, the kids shout excitedly and send each other texts. Armand is 15; he’s different. Fatter, more camp, more exuberant and yet more secretive than the others. For him, summer stretches ahead, with the sound of the crickets, his girlfriends chatting, siestas in the sun and American TV series. There will also be quiet moments of solitude.

Awards & festivals:


Festivals: Directors’ Fortnight, Cannes 2011; Close Up Festival, Paris ; Dok Leipzig 2011, RIDM Montreal 2011; Festival Dei Popoli 2011, Best Documentary; Festival de Vendôme 2011; Visions du Réel 2012; Indie Lisboa 2012; Krakow Film Festival 2012.


In coproduction with ARTE France. With the participation of CNC, Région Languedoc-Roussillon, Procirep Angoa and the support of Languedoc-Roussillon Cinéma.

World sales: Doc&Film

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