Marvin (film)

Marvin (French: Marvin ou la belle éducation) is a 2017 French drama film directed by Anne Fontaine. It screened in the Horizons section of the 74th Venice International Film Festival on 2 September 2017,[3][4][5][6] and won the Queer Lion.[7] The film premiered in English-language territories under the title Reinventing Marvin.[8][9]

Film poster
Directed byAnne Fontaine
Written byAnne Fontaine
StarringFinnegan Oldfield
Release date
  • 3 September 2017 (2017-09-03) (Venice)
  • 22 November 2017 (2017-11-22) (France)
Budget$8.2 million[1]
Box office$812.000[2]

The film stars Finnegan Oldfield as Marvin, a gay actor in Paris who is struggling to write and perform a one-man theatrical show about his childhood.[4] It is noted for an appearance by Isabelle Huppert, playing herself.[4]


See also


  1. "Marvin ou la belle éducation". JP's Box-Office. November 2017. Retrieved 23 May 2018.
  2. "Marvin". Box Office Mojo. December 2017. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  3. Anderson, Ariston (27 July 2017). "Venice Competition Includes Films From George Clooney, Guillermo del Toro, Darren Aronofsky". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 27 July 2017.
  4. Lodge, Guy (3 September 2017). "Venice Film Review: 'Reinventing Marvin'". Variety. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  5. Mintzer, Jordan (2 September 2017). "'Reinventing Marvin' ('Marvin'): Film Review | Venice 2017". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  6. Nesselson, Lisa (2 September 2017). "'Reinventing Marvin': Venice Review". Screen Daily. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  7. "Queer Lion Award to "Marvin" by Anne Fontaine". Venice International Film Festival. 8 September 2017. Retrieved 9 September 2017.
  8. "Reinventing Marvin". BFI London Film Festival. British Film Institute. 2017. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  9. Armstrong, Rod (2018). "Reinventing Marvin". Frameline Film Festival. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
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