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Summer of 85

Summer of 85
Summer of 85




101 minutes


Coming of Age


French (English subtitles)

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When the boat of 16 year-old Alexis capsizes, he’s saved from drowning by David, who quickly becomes the boy of his dreams. Their instant friendship soon turns into a passionate romance through the summer of 1985, as the pair become inseparable on the beaches and dancefloors of sun-soaked Normandy. However, while Alexis is besotted by his new friend, David sees himself as a free spirit, and when Kate enters the equation things soon become complicated for Alexis and his feelings. Based on the British YA novel ‘Dance on my Grave’ from 1982, ‘Summer of 85’ is an intense French language coming-of-age romance about first love and finding yourself.


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15 Classification

suicide references, brief bloody images, sexualised nudity

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