Cleveland International Film Festival } April 7 – April 20, 2021

Jeune Juliette

 

Year: 2019
Country: CANADA
Run Time: 93 minutes

Jeune Juliette
Jeune Juliette
Jeune Juliette
Jeune Juliette

Juliette does not fit in with the high school crowd. Overweight, precocious, and awkward, she’s bullied and outcasted relentlessly by her peers. Juliette’s only refuge is in her best friend, Léanne, and in her own daydreams. Looking for a way out, Juliette dreams of escaping her small town to live with her estranged mother in New York… and when she’s not dreaming of moving to New York, she’s dreaming about her brother’s steamy best friend, Liam. Although Liam is older and cooler (in a high school stoner way), Juliette is convinced they have a special connection. But when her romantic plans for their future go off the rails, Juliette finds the strength within herself to rise above it. As she blossoms and embraces herself fully for the first time, Juliette will show everyone what she’s truly made of. Engaging, funny, and sincere, while featuring an array of hilarious characters, JEUNE JULIETTE has all the makings of a classic coming-of-age dramedy. It is a feel-good film through and through. (In French with subtitles) — G.S.

CIFF44 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 5:00 PM ET

Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 1:25 PM ET

Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 8:30 PM ET

Accessibility (?): No closed captions, audio description, English subtitles

Sidebar
Women of the World

Competitions
International Narrative Competition
ReelWomenDirect Award for Excellence in Directing by a Woman

Director

Director
Anne Émond

Producer
Sylvain Corbeil

Screenwriting
Anne Émond

Cinematography
Olivier Gossot

Editing
Alexandre Leblanc

Principal Cast
Alexane Jamieson, Léanne Désilets, Antoine Desrochers

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