Water Lilies (2007)

Water Lilies (2007)
 

Director Céline Sciamma

Writer Céline Sciamma

Genre Drama, Romance

Year 2007

Actors Pauline Acquart, Louise Blachère, Adèle Haenel, Warren Jacquin

IMDB : 6.7 (7,170 votes)


 

Description Three girls, each about 15, deal with puberty, the onset of sexual attraction, and, for two, the pressure of virginity. Marie, who's slight and diffident, quiet and nearly expressionless, is friends with Anne, who's a bit chunky and impulsive and has decided that François will be her first love. Watching synchronized swimming, Marie is suddenly attracted to the team captain, Floriane, beautiful, aloof, tall, and rumored to be a slut. François pursues her. Marie begins to hang around her; they trade favors, and soon it's an odd sort of friendship. Each of the three experiences her own first, and Marie must sort out attraction and friendship.

Comments

  • RensInnerThoughts 2012-03-26 00:05:35
    Found this movie ages ago. Glad I've reminded myself of what it's called - might be good to watch it again when I ain't half asleep through it all x.X
  • pinkangle1996 2012-03-13 05:04:28
    best lesbian movie i've seen!!!
  • TheReaverOfDarkness 2012-03-07 00:39:31
    @Matrioschka Actually most people never are. But it's certainly not uncommon.
  • NataYadah 2012-02-01 22:26:22
    donde la puedo ver?
  • Mari 2011-11-08 13:50:23
    What exactly is this movie about? more then swimming girls i mean..
  • Shylee ganda 2011-04-19 20:30:44
    another masterpiece of lesbian movies.......great...!!!!!!!!
  • Shylee ganda 2011-04-19 20:28:34
    the best lesbian movie I've ever watched,,,,,
  • Johny40Se7en 2011-03-16 21:44:18
    I don't really like watching films with subtitles and can't speak French but I like to listen to that language so watched this last night. Anyway I thought it was good, a bit sick and I didn't really understand the ending but OK. And @Matrioschka I think I can remember when this happened to me, I'm not gay but when I was about 12 I think I remember looking at a friend and neighbour(a boy a bit older =/) in a strange way. Maybe it's the time in life when someone 'comes out of the closet' or not?
  • K9Underdogg 2010-11-20 15:40:08
    Dat music
  • filmnet 2010-11-18 21:08:20
    Will be shown on Arte (Franco-German channel) night of Friday 19th November at 1.25am CET, and then shown again on Monday 22nd November at 2.45pm CET.
  • Cynthia Herrera 2010-11-08 02:20:39
    I love love love love love this movie---Im a huge fan of foreign film and this was completely captivating, strong and completely mesmerizing. .. the end of the trailer is what really hurts me though, she's there waiting for a kiss and nothing, so sad. :( but the overall movie is awesome XD
  • Milla K 2010-08-04 05:50:44
    is it just me but does "marie" look a little like a younger version of scarlett johanson?
  • Andrea Sutton 2010-06-28 05:17:09
    This movie is absolutly fantastic!
  • Syd Dawg 2010-06-26 16:32:10
    THE MOVIE IS ON NETFLIX(:!
  • Sara LaFleur 2010-05-19 19:28:59
    @bonitachika792 I didn't think that was sexual... I thought she was pointing her foot whilst in the shower... Get your head out of the gutter!
  • TashaTierneyH 2010-05-10 17:39:43
    @ajeng5 It's on Film 4 on Thursday at 10.45 (If you're in the Uk and everything :S)
  • Cynthia Hernandez 2010-04-21 23:19:11
    I like how they showed the part where Marie foots is up implying that was a sexual scene when it really wasn't at all.
  • rory creane 2009-11-23 20:47:53
    foreign movies are the best
  • rory creane 2009-09-26 17:31:46
    the song is vitalic --- trahison
  • rory creane 2009-09-25 10:48:50
    its kinda weird when there gonna kiss and she spits in his mouth i nearly puked

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