Being 17 to be released in the United States on March 14th, 2017

Classroom sceene from Being 17 (Quand on a 17 ans) featuring Corentin Fila (Thomas) and Kacey Mottet Klein (Damien)

Being 17 (original French title: Quand on a 17 ans) tells the story of Damien and Thomas. They both attend the same high school, but they can’t stand each other. When, due to circumstances, Damien’s mother invites Thomas to live with them, Damien and Thomas need to find a way to handle their emerging attraction and complicated desires. Being 17 is a French film which played at several film festivals around the world. It was released on DVD and video on demand platforms in parts of Europe back in 2016. Finally, the movie will be available in the United States on March 14, 2017.

Being 17 is directed by André Téchiné. While it’s written by André Téchiné and Céline Sciamma. It stars Sandrine Kiberlain (as Dr. Marianne Delille), Kacey Mottet Klein (as Damien Delille), Corentin Fila (as Thomas Chardoul), Alexis Loret (as Nathan Delille), Jean Fornerod (as Jacques Chardoul), Mama Prassinos (as Christine Chardoul) and Jean Corso (as Paulo).

Kitchen scene from Being 17 featuring Corentin Fila (as Thomas) and Kacey Mottet Klein (as Damien) and Sandrine Kiberlain (as Marianne)
Kitchen scene featuring Corentin Fila (as Thomas) and Kacey Mottet Klein (as Damien) and Sandrine Kiberlain (as Marianne). Photo source: Strand Releasing.

Plot

Damien and Thomas are French teenagers from very different upbringings who go to the same high school but can’t stand each other. When circumstances bring Damien’s mother Marianne to invite Thomas to live with them, the young men are forced to coexist and work through their emerging attraction and complicated desires.

Where to buy? / When available?

Being 17 (Quand on a 17 ans) premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival on February 14th, 2016. Over the past year, the movie screened at several film festivals all around the world.  Besides screening at film festivals the movie is released on DVD and video on demand services in several countries. Starting March 14th, 2017 the movie is available on DVD and video on demand services in the United States.

Currently, you are able to order or watch the movie at the following stores

The trailer of Being 17

Below you are able to watch the trailer of Being 17.

Article source: ROB.lgbt (excluding plot), plot by ROB.lgbt / Strand Releasing
Featured photo source: Strand Releasing

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