Confession of a Child of the Century (2012)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Drama  |   Run Time - 120 min.  |   Countries - France, Germany, UK  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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This period drama, based on Alfred de Musset's 1836 autobiographical novel of the same name, tells the tale of Octave (Pete Doherty), a desperate young man who tries to get a hold on his life by leaving Paris for the countryside. Amid the bucolic surroundings, he falls for Brigitte (Charlotte Gainsbourg), a widow who is 10 years his elder. Directed and adapted for the screen by Sylvie Verheyde.

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alienation, autobiography, countryside, depression, France, love, mistress, widow/widower