Girlhood
Bande de Filles

A film by Céline Sciamma

2014 - France - Drama

synopsis

Oppressed by her family setting, dead-end school prospects and the boys law in the neighborhood, Marieme starts a new life after meeting a group of 3 free-spirited girls. She changes her name, her dress code, and quits school to be accepted in the gang, hoping that this will be a way to freedom.

  • cast

    • Karidja Touré (Marieme/Vic)
    • Assa Sylla (Lady)
    • Lindsay Karamoh (Adiatou)
    • Marietou Touré (Fily)
  • crew

    • Producer
    • Bénédicte Couvreur
    • Screenwriter
    • Céline Sciamma
    • Cinematographer
    • Crystel Fournier
    • Music
    • Para One
    • Editor
    • Julien Lacheray
    • Casting
    • Chrystel Baras
    • Sound
    • Pierre André
    • Daniel Sobrino

awards & nominations +

  • Cannes 2014, Directors' Fortnight - Opening Film
  • Toronto 2014, Contemporary World Cinema
  • TVE Another Look Award, San Sebastian 2014
  • Namur FIFF 2014, Official Competition
  • Ecumenical Jury Award @ Jameson CineFest Prize
  • European Children´s Film Association Award @ Schlingel Chemnitz festival
  • AFI FEST 2014, World Cinema
  • Honorable Mention, San Marino 2014
  • Bronze Horse @Stockholm Fest
  • Best Cinematography @ Stockholm Film Fest
  • Sundance 2015, Spotlight
  • 2015 BIFA nominee, foreign film category
  • 2016 Spirit Award Nominee, International Film
  • 2015 Top 20 films, Sight & Sound

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