561 – Naissance des pieuvres / Water Lilies (2007)

spacetime coordinates: 2000’s middle class suburb of Paris waterlilies 70 100.inddWater Lilies (French: Naissance des Pieuvres; meaning “birth of the octopuses”) is a 2007 French drama film and the debut as a screenwriter and director of Céline Sciamma. The film tracks the sexual awakenings of three 15-year-old female friends in a middle class suburb of Paris over the course of a single summer. Finding privacy in the solitude of the swimming pool locker room, blossoming teens Marie (Pauline Acquart), Anne (Louise Blachère) and Floriane (Adèle Haenel) come to learn the true meaning of arousal and the power of sexual attraction.

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