Young and Beautiful (2013)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Coming-of-Age, Psychological Drama  |   Release Date - May 16, 2013 (USA - Unknown), Apr 25, 2014 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - France  |  
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François Ozon's Young & Beautiful stars Marine Vacth as Isabelle, a 17-year-old on a summer holiday with her family when she loses her virginity. Upon returning home, she begins working as a prostitute, eventually developing something of a relationship with an older john who treats her better than many of her other clients. After an unexpected event, Isabelle's mother learns of her daughter's secret life, causing a great amount of conflict between everyone in the family, and leading to complications between Isabelle and her stepfather. Meanwhile, Isabelle's younger half-brother wrestles with puberty. Young & Beautiful screened at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.

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death, family, mother, prostitute/prostitution