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Late August, Early September (1998)

Fin août, début septembre (original title)
A story about the transition from late youth to early maturity, the film follows several friends and lovers as they come to make decisions on how to live their lives--getting a job more in ... See full summary »

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Olivier Assayas

Writer:

Olivier Assayas
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mathieu Amalric ... Gabriel
Virginie Ledoyen ... Anne
François Cluzet ... Adrien
Jeanne Balibar ... Jenny
Alex Descas ... Jérémie
Arsinée Khanjian ... Lucie
Mia Hansen-Løve ... Véra
Nathalie Richard ... Maryelle
Eric Elmosnino ... Thomas
Olivier Cruveiller Olivier Cruveiller ... Axel
Jean-Baptiste Malartre ... Editeur
André Marcon André Marcon ... Hattou
Elisabeth Mazev Elisabeth Mazev ... Visiteuse de l'appartement
Olivier Py Olivier Py ... Visiteur de l'appartement
Jean-Baptiste Montagut Jean-Baptiste Montagut ... Joseph Costa
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Storyline

A story about the transition from late youth to early maturity, the film follows several friends and lovers as they come to make decisions on how to live their lives--getting a job more in harmony with ones ideals, committing to a lover, giving up a lover that no longer loves you: a film about grown-ups growing up. Written by Josh Baudhuin <jambo@well.com>

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Drama | Romance

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Official Sites:

Zeitgeist Films

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

10 February 1999 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Late August, Early September See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$69,400

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$75,622
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Dacia Films, Cinéa, Canal+ See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Connections

Referenced in My Ex-Family: Pojken i flaskan (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Goye Kur
Written by Ali Farka Touré
Performed by Ali Farka Touré
© World Circuit Music. Courtesy of World Cirtuit Ltd
extrait de l'album "The Source"
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Wonderful and charming.
13 October 2000 | by adam3000See all my reviews

Slow-paced, nuanced portrait of the friends surrounding a dying man. Wonderfully subtle and insightful, with outstanding acting and a marvelous script. Director Assayas' skill behind the camera is evident in every shot, despite lack of variety in locations and little action. Lots of conversation but the best moments come when the camera begins to wander. The kind of film you need to throw yourself into to truly appreciate. Very, very french.


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