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13 years old Vic is new in her high school; soon she makes friends with Penelope. Together they check out the guys in quest for a great love. But Vic's parents are their handicap, since they won't allow her to attend the "boum", a big party. But with some help of grandma Poupette it works out anyways and Vic falls in love with Matthieu. At the same time her parent's marriage is on the edge when her father's ex-girlfriend demands a last night together.Written by
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
This is the film that launched the film career of Sophie Marceau. The 14 year old star goes through the "growing pains" as an only child of successful professionals. The age where kids are granted to have a "boom" (party) without parent supervision has arrived at last! Nervous fathers are sitting in parked cars, uncertain whether to "see what's going on" in the apartment where the teenagers are celebrating their independence.
This film is not just a series of laughs, but it seriously handles issues such as sibling rivalry, divorce and other situations relevant to adolescents. There are isolated scenes with crude double-meaning, crassly unsuitable for children. Viewing by pre-teens should be at parent's discretion! Otherwise, this is a thoroughly enjoyable "feel good movie".
The love theme "Reality" by Richard Sanderson, a #1 World Hit at the time, is a beautiful song popping up throughout the story, adding to the magic. Lots of European "flavor" make this a great film to enjoy. Capitalizing on the huge success of this 1980 instant-classic is the 1982 sequel, the much weaker "La Boum 2". Enjoy "La Boum" and forget about the sequel
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