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The Party (1980)

La boum (original title)
This is the story about the first love experiences of a teenage-girl.

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Claude Pinoteau
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Claude Brasseur ... François Beretton
Brigitte Fossey ... Françoise Beretton
Sophie Marceau ... Vic Beretton
Denise Grey ... Poupette
Jean-Michel Dupuis Jean-Michel Dupuis ... Étienne
Dominique Lavanant ... Vanessa
Bernard Giraudeau ... Éric Lehman
Jacques Ardouin Jacques Ardouin ... Père de Raoul
Evelyne Bellego Evelyne Bellego ... Éliane
Richard Bohringer ... Guibert
Bernard Born Bernard Born ... Skating Rink Bouncer
Jean-Claude Bouillaud Jean-Claude Bouillaud ... Père Boum 2
Micheline Bourday Micheline Bourday ... Journaliste 'VSD'
Florence Brunold Florence Brunold ... Femme enceinte
Jean-Pierre Castaldi Jean-Pierre Castaldi ... Brassac
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Storyline

13 years old Vic is new in her high school; soon she makes friends with Penelope. Together they check out the guys in quest for a great love. But Vic's parents are their handicap, since they won't allow her to attend the "boum", a big party. But with some help of grandma Poupette it works out anyways and Vic falls in love with Matthieu. At the same time her parent's marriage is on the edge when her father's ex-girlfriend demands a last night together. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

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Country:

France

Language:

French | German

Release Date:

17 December 1980 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Party See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Film debut of Sophie Marceau. See more »

Connections

References The Ten Commandments (1956) See more »

Soundtracks

Gotta Get A Move On
Performed by The Regiment
Music by Vladimir Cosma
Lyrics by Jeff Jordan
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What follows is a positive review.
6 February 1999 | by CélineSee all my reviews

"La Boum", while not being a complicated or serious movie, does have its good points. Sophie Marceau as Vic acts out quite well how Vic reacts to her parents' crumbling marriage and her excitement over developing her relationship with her new boyfriend, Mathieu. There are practical jokes throughout the movie, and also a lot of teenage angst drama. This is basically a movie to watch when you want to be entertained instead of watching a serious movie.


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