Set during a sultry summer in a French suburb, Marie is desperate to join the local pool's synchronized swimming team, but is her interest solely for the sake of sport or for a chance to get close to Floriane, the bad girl of the team? Sciamma, and the two leads, capture the uncertainty of teenage sexuality with a sympathetic eye in this delicate drama of the angst of coming-of-age.
Plot Keywords: paris, france, forbidden love, female friendship, coming of age, teenage girl, loss of virginity, teenager, underwater, masturbation, shoplifting, teenage sexuality, lgbt, woman director, synchronized swimming
|Original Title||Naissance des pieuvres|
|Production Companies||Balthazar Productions, Région Ile-de-France, CNC, Canal+, Cofinova 3, ARTE|