Andre Techine

André Téchiné perfectly captures the confusion of teenage attraction and repulsion in this French coming-of-age film.
Attraction and repulsion are often close cousins, especially during that confusing teenage time when hormones rage and sexual longing is mixed with self-loathing. André Téchiné’s Being Seventeen captures the contradictions of this age perfectly,...
The performances of the four young leads are the key to the success of the film, it's also beautifully written by Téchiné, Oliver Massart and Gilles Taurand, and luminously shot by cinematographer Jeanne Lapoirie. Téchinée's achievement with this...