La Belle Saison ( Summertime )

Catherine Corsini casts a delicate glance over womens liberation and female sexuality in the seventies set French drama, Summertime (La belle saison). With a gorgeous visual palette on hand, Corsinis tale showcases an ideological battle between small-town France and Parisian metropolitanism. Closeted Delphine (Izïa Higelin) leaves her family farm in Limousin to start afresh in Paris  here, she meets and falls in love with militant feminist, Carole (Cécile De France). When tragedy strikes Delphine returns home to tend to the farm, yet arouses suspicions within the surrounding town when she brings friend Carole back with her.

Year: 2015
Genre: Drama Romance, Queer Cinema, French Cinema
Country: Belgium, France
Director: Catherine Corsini
Starring: Cecile De France, Kevin Azais, Izia Higelin, Noemie Lvovsky
Duration: 102 Minutes
Rating: M - Sex scenes, violence, drug use and offensive language
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Foreign (France)


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