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An Impudent Girl (1985)

L'effrontée (original title)
Charlotte (Gainsbourg) is being raised without a mother. She is only 13 but ready to be an adult. She meets an older boy and begins a relationship while teaching a young friend about life and learning the ropes herself.

Director:

Claude Miller

Writers:

Claude Miller (scenario), Luc Béraud (scenario) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Charlotte Gainsbourg ... Charlotte Castang
Clothilde Baudon Clothilde Baudon ... Clara Bauman
Julie Glenn Julie Glenn ... Lulu
Bernadette Lafont ... Léone
Jean-Claude Brialy ... Sam
Jean-Philippe Écoffey Jean-Philippe Écoffey ... Jean
Raoul Billerey Raoul Billerey ... Antoine Castang
Richard Guerry Richard Guerry ... Regard sombre
Simon de La Brosse ... Jacky Castang (as Simon de la Brosse)
Cédric Liddell Cédric Liddell ... Pierre-Alain Gallabert
Chantal Banlier Chantal Banlier ... Serveuse perroquet
Philippe Baronnet Philippe Baronnet ... Professeur de gymnastique
Louisa Shafa Louisa Shafa ... Femme vestiaire
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Storyline

Charlotte (Gainsbourg) is being raised without a mother. She is only 13 but ready to be an adult. She meets an older boy and begins a relationship while teaching a young friend about life and learning the ropes herself.

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

11 December 1985 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Charlotte and Lulu See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Fujicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Soundtracks

Sarà perchè ti amo
(theme song)
Performed by Ricchi e Poveri
Written by Dario Farina (as D. Farina), Enzo Ghinazzi (as E. Ghinazzi), Duranice Pace (as D. Pace)
Produced by Baby Records - s.r.l/Italy
Editions ; TELEVIS s.r.l./ALLONE ED. MUS.
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2004 and still delightful!
24 October 2004 | by befinaSee all my reviews

Even though this film was released in 1985, I've recently watched it, and it is extraordinarily delightful! This is one of the most splendid French films I have ever seen! Claude Miller captivates his audience with a remarkable cast featuring Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jean-Philipe 'Ecoffey, Julie Glenn, Simon de la Brosse, etc. This film is filled with a lot of coming of age angst from its main characters. It's comedic moments with the constant outbursts from Charlotte are incredibly cute but also endearing. I've never encountered quite a warm and personable film as L' Effrontee before.

In addition, L' Ecffrontee also boasts a fun theme song reminiscent of ABBA, which I desperately want to download!


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