2010. France. Rebecca Zlotowski. 80 min.
Saturday, March 26, 2011, 1:00 p.m.
2010. France. Directed by Rebecca Zlotowski. Zlotowski’s Belle Epine is a coming of age story about a teenage girl dealing with the death of her mother and absentee father. The girl loses herself in antisocial behavior, turning away from her Jewish heritage personified by her supportive aunt and uncle, and drawn into the orbit of a wrong-side-of-the-tracks classmate and her biker friends, who gather for chaotic, sometimes lethal night-time motorcycle meets on the edge of town. 80 min.