Montparnasse Bienvenue (film)

Montparnasse Bienvenue, also known by its original French title Jeune Femme, is a 2017 French drama film directed by Léonor Sérraille. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 70th Cannes Film Festival and won the Caméra d'Or (for Léonor Sérraille).[3][4][5]

Montparnasse Bienvenue
Film poster
Directed byLéonor Serraille
Produced by
  • Sandra da Fonseca
  • Bertrand Gore
  • Nathalie Mesuret
Written byLéonor Sérraille
StarringLætitia Dosch
Music byJulie Roué
CinematographyEmilie Noblet
Edited byClémence Carré
Production
company
Blue Monday Productions
Release date
  • 23 May 2017 (2017-05-23) (Cannes)
  • 1 November 2017 (2017-11-01) (France)
Running time
97 minutes
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench
Budget$1.2 million[1]
Box office$308.000[2]

Synopsis

Following a recent breakup Paula returns to Paris after a long absence,[6] on the verge of turning thirty, the jobless and friendless young woman attempts to reinvent herself through a series of new encounters.[7]

Cast

  • Lætitia Dosch as Paula
  • Souleymane Seye Ndiaye as Osman
  • Grégoire Monsaingeon as Joachim

Reception

On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 97%, based on 38 reviews, and an average rating of 7.65/10.[8] On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 76 out of 100, based on 8 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[9]

References

  1. JP. "Jeune femme (2017)". JP's Box-Office. Retrieved 10 November 2017.
  2. "Jeune femme". Box Office Mojo. IMDb. Retrieved 10 November 2017.
  3. "The 2017 Official Selection". Cannes Film Festival. 13 April 2017. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
  4. Winfrey, Graham (13 April 2017). "2017 Cannes Film Festival Announces Lineup: Todd Haynes, Sofia Coppola, 'Twin Peaks' and More". IndieWire. Penske Business Media. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
  5. Debruge, Peter (28 May 2017). "2017 Cannes Film Festival Award Winners Announced". Variety. Penske Business Media. Retrieved 28 May 2017.
  6. Frank-Dumas, Elizabeth (23 May 2017). "La reine des paumées". Libération. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  7. Murat, Pierre (24 May 2017). ""Jeune femme", de Léonor Serraille: Paula, libre dans sa tête". Télérama. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  8. "Montparnasse Bienvenue (Jeune femme) (2017)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved 18 June 2018.
  9. "Montparnasse Bienvenue (Jeune Femme) Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 20 May 2018.
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