Charly
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At 14, Nicolas stumbles through life in a listless haze until a chance meeting leaves him with a pair of objects that will prompt what may be the first inspired step of his life. The first is a postcard depicting an oceanfront scene in Belle-Īle, a remote Breton island off the French coast. It's tucked into a copy of Spring Awakening, the Frank Wedekind play that caused a scandal when it was published in 1891 for its frank depiction of that agonizing moment when adolescents first discover the disordering power of sex. (It's the same Wedekind play that, outfitted with a rock score and… More

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"Made with the same quality of immediacy as her debut Half-Price, Charly is more assured if slightly underdone, but emboldened by Julie-Marie Parmentier's strong sangfroid performance."
‑ Robert Koehler, Variety
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