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SummertimeCarole, who is a Spanish teacher and feminist militant, meets and soon falls in love with Delphine, the daughter of farmer parents. Unfortunately, Delphien’s father suffers from serious disease and she has no choice but to return home and run the family farm. Could the couple of lesbian overcome the social prejudge and save their true love?Keywords:
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Directors of "Summertime"Catherine CorsiniBirthdate: 18 May 1956, Dreux, Eure-et-Loir, France
Creators of "Summertime"Catherine CorsiniBirthdate: 18 May 1956, Dreux, Eure-et-Loir, FranceLaurette Polmanss
Critic Reviews of "Summertime"New York PostJuly 23, 2016
Two dull people have a dull love affair in "Summertime," a French drama that drags on like an August afternoon.RogerEbert.comJuly 22, 2016
What makes Summertime really refreshing is that it doesn't treat its central romance as anything but wholly normal, despite the attitude of other characters, or indeed, the tenor of the time in which it is set.New York TimesJuly 21, 2016
While the physical contrasts between Ms. de France and Ms. Higelin are striking, the differences of temperament and background that separate their characters rarely feel simplified.Los Angeles TimesJuly 21, 2016
Artfully calculated and authentically felt, the unexpectedly effective "Summertime" combines the conventional structure of classic movie romance with a sensual same-sex frankness that couldn't be more up-to-date.NPRJuly 21, 2016
A rare look at the era through women's eyes.AV ClubJuly 21, 2016
For a while, Summertime seems to be as much about the French second-wave feminist movement as it is about its central romance.AwardsCircuit.comJanuary 01, 2017
The moderate highs and lows of Delphine and Carole's may not go down as a classic love story. But the sincerity of its actresses (including Noémie Lvovsky as Delphine's quietly observant, unyielding mother) keeps you fully invested in their journey.JunkeeNovember 15, 2016
La Belle Saison is far from groundbreaking, but perhaps that's where its newness lies: in simply bringing queer women's concerns into mainstream arthouse filmmaking.Bust MagazineNovember 15, 2016
I'll warn you; Summertime will break your heart.Times (UK)October 10, 2016
Summertime is a gorgeously shot film by the French director Catherine Corsini that swoons over a lesbian love affair between Cécile de France and Izia Higelin.
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