Synopsis by Hal Erickson
L'Adolescente (The Adolescent) was the second directorial stint for French film star Jeanne Moreau. This possibly autobiographical piece is set during the early war years. Laetitia Chauveau plays a twelve-year old girl whose future is determined by the events of one long summer holiday in the country in the period just before the outbreak of the Second World War.
war, animal, childhood, coming-of-age, culture [social culture], ecology, France, girl, grandmother, holiday, home, Judaism, landscaping, maturity, orphan, parent, pets, respect, sexual-awakening, Summer, teenagers, wildlife