Goodbye, First Love!
Un amour de jeunesse
Paris, winter 1999. Camille, 15, and Sullivan, 19, are passionately in love, but Sullivan wants to go to South America for a year, which tears the young girl apart. At the end of the summer Sullivan leaves, and after a few months he stops writing to Camille. In spring, Camille attempts to suicide. 2003. Camille is concentrating on her architectural studies, and gets to know a famous architect, Lorenz, who restores her self-confidence and with whom she falls in love. 2007. Camille and Lorenz are well established as a couple. Camille is his assistant, but she wants to start her own practice, and comes across Sullivan again. Despite an initially cool first encounter, their love affair starts over. She has never stopped loving him. Camille’s heart is now caught between two loves.
Mia Hansen-L¸ve (b. 1981 in Paris, France) featured as an actress in Olivier Assayas’s "Late August, Early September" (1998) and "Les Destinées sentimentales" (2000) before enrolling in the Conservatoire du 10ème arrondissement. She subsequently worked as a critic for "Cahiers du cinéma", and in 2003 made a short film "Après mûre réflexion". In 2007 she wrote and directed her first feature film "All is Forgiven". "Goodbye, First Love!" is her third feature.
Selected filmography: "After careful consideration" (2004, short), "All is Forgiven" (2007), "Father of My Children" (2009), "Goodbye, First Love!" (2011, "Kino pavasaris").
- Year: 2011
- Country: France, Germany
- Runtime: 110 min.
- Director: Mia Hansen-L¸ve
- Screenwriter: Mia Hansen-L¸ve
- Actors: Lola Créton, Sebastian Urzendowsky, Magne-Håvard Brekke, Valérie Bonneton, Serge Renko, Özay Fecht
- Producers: David Thion, Philippe Martin
- Cinematographer: Stéphane Fontaine
- Company: Films Distribution
- Dialogs: French, Danish, German
- Subtitles: Lithuanian, English
- Classification: N-16
- IMDB rating: 6.3