Maries interest in floriane drives a wedge between her and her friend anne. In the third film, girlhood, the sociology of the lead characters situation is laid out in more detail. The flowers that bloom in the french film water lilies belong to a familiar cinematic species, the newly sexualized teenage girl. This channel was generated automatically by youtube. An interactive french reading exercise with clickable translations. Over 100,000 french translations of english words and phrases. Monets hundreds of paintings share with the film a sense of observant obsession, impressionist moments. Water lilies 2010 this is an amazingly fearless movie that tackles issues no hollywood studio would touch. The water lily, a 1919 silent film directed by george ridgwell. Water liliessf international film festival 2008pauline acquart and ad le haenel in water lilies, playing at the 51st san francisco international film festival, april 24may 8, 2008.
Water lilies is a 2007 french drama film and the debut as a screenwriter and director of celine sciamma. Water lilies is a great coming of age story that feels like its the awkward middle chapter of an eighth gradebook smart trilogy. Find low everyday prices and buy online for delivery or instore pickup. Directed by celine sciamma 2007 france starring pauline acquart, louise blachere, adele haenel. However, water lilies isnt bad as anglicised titles go. For the story behind the unique way these impressionist paintings are displayed, watch this video try kwiziq french for this and hundreds more french reading exercises.
Association with such a dark fate might explain the anxiety and. Water lilies monet series, a series of paintings by claude monet. French painter claude monet is famous for his water lilies. Come summer, they hang out at a municipal pool where crushes developsome samegenderfocusedand swimsuits come off in the heat of firsttime passion. Set during a sultry summer in a french suburb, marie is desperate to join the local pools synchronized swimming team, but is her interest solely for the sake of sport or for a chance to get close to floriane, the bad girl of the team. French translation of water lily the official collins englishfrench dictionary online. Also, most french film makers when dealing with drama, eliminate all bright colors they feel that it distracts the audience from the seriousness of. Their paths cross at the pool where love and the violence of desire erupts.
Naissance des pieuvres water lilies 2007 6 subtitles downloaded 2416 times. It made me want to get better at french so i could understand what they were saying. Being french, these teenage girls exhibit some notably. It is a trademark of french films to drop nuggets of wisdom on the viewer.
The film tracks the sexual awakenings of three 15yearold female friends in a middle class suburb of. The film premiered at the cannes film festival in may of 2007 and is being released by koch lorber films in the us. Well, thats how i feel about water lilies, a disagreeable little french film which is probably too short to truly offend, but just terrible enough in the time allotted to it to fascinate with its. They are all members of a synchronized swimming team.
The story of claude monets waterlily masterworks the. Water lilies naissance des pieuvres, france 2007 the. Water lilies nude scenes naked pics and videos at mr. Sciamma, and the two leads, capture the uncertainty of teenage sexuality with a. After meeting at a local pool over their summer break, a love triangle forms between three adolescent girls, which proves difficult to sustain as they each desire the love of another.
Many of the works were painted while monet suffered from cataracts. French story lines are built around endless chitchat. With pauline acquart, louise blachere, adele haenel, warren jacquin. T his almost ethereally beautiful french movie is an exploration of the developing sexuality of three 15year. Water lilies is a french film that deals with the lives of three distinct teen female characters and their very real struggles.
Three girls, each about 15, deal with puberty, the onset of sexual. The paintings depict his flower garden at his home in giverny, and were the main focus of his artistic production during the last thirty years of his life. Claude monet and the painting of the water lilies is an engaging and authoritative portrait of the aged artist and his travails. T old exclusively from the perspective of teenage girls, water lilies sees female adolescence as an uncomfortable, embarrassing phase full of painful selfconsciousness and frustrated desire. Water lilies is a french comingofage film focusing on three 15year old girls, marie, floriane and anne.
Its a french film about lesbians, ive been looking for it everywhere with english subs but i cant find it. See more ideas about water lilies, lily movie and lol. The lead character, marie, is interested in floriane. Water lilies is a poignant portrayal of sexual awakening. Drama, romance, set during a sultry summer in a french suburb, marie is desperate to join the local pools synchronized swimming team, but is her interest solely for the sake of sport or for a chance to get close to floriane, the bad girl of the team. Water lilies has the same theme as spider lilies which was both released in the same year, and i wouldnt say its a coincidence. In a featureless suburbia devoid of any parental figures, marie pauline acquart becomes entranced by her high schools synchronized swimming team and, in particular, its boymagnet captain. The observer here is marie pauline acquart, a slight, boyish creature, possessed of an enthralling intensity.619 300 197 565 114 1033 793 331 572 1106 342 511 432 1314 465 184 527 1347 1161 824 1344 3 680 532 1004 1273 61 463 196 530 1423 1250 974 736 1139 724 807 474 414 222 1306 909