The short film by Céline Sciamma, the director of Tomboy and Portrait of a Lady on Fire, that was commisioned for the campaign “Five Films Againts Homophobia” is a confession of a small town girl growing up in the stifling atmosphere of the French countryside.
Girlhood Bande de filles
In her take on Parisian suburban youth, Céline Sciamma continues her exploration of adolescent sexual identity.
Portrait of a Lady on Fire Portrait de la jeune fille en feu
In this intimate, sensual historical romance, Céline Sciamma (Tomboy, Girlhood) revisits the liberation of female identity, travelling back to the time when it was shaking off the shackles of stifling 18th century patriarchal structures. Best Screenplay at Cannes.