Deep Breath (Le Souffle)
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Deep Breath (Le Souffle)
Damien Odoul makes his directorial debut with this character study of a young restless lad whose identity and burgeoning maturity is tested during a single day. Aggressive, rambunctious, and scatterbrained, David (Pierre-Louis Bonnetblanc) is a teenaged boy who lives in a remote corner of France with his uncle, his parents having long since absented his life. On one particularly fine day, David's relatives throw a barbecue for the rough and tumble country folk in the area. As the day wears on, David convinces his uncle to let him have his first taste of alcohol, and soon a round of drunken… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"If you can make it past the first five minutes (a lamb is slaughtered and disemboweled), you'll find this a bracing ride, utterly original and, at times, strangely amusing."
‑ Jan Stuart, Newsday
"The idle David relishes his freedom though he is wholly unaware of the moral responsibility expected of him."
‑ Ed Gonzalez, Slant Magazine
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