JULIEN RAPPENEAU

OF LOVE AND LIES

When you're small you need to think big
2019 · 105 mins · Drama
Writer/director Julien Rappeneau’s follow-up to his 2016 debut hit Rosalie Blum, OF LOVE AND LIES is the uplifting story of irrepressible 12-year old Théo. Théo wants nothing more than to offer hope to his disillusioned father, Laurent, when an opportunity comes for Théo to try out for the youth training programme of English football club Arsenal. Despite showing obvious talent, he’s rejected for being too small, so Théo impulsively articulates a well-meaning fiction… one that quickly spirals and overtakes not just his life, but all those around him. As with Rosalie Blum, Rappeneau demonstrates skill at bringing empathy, humour and...

Writer/director Julien Rappeneau’s follow-up to his 2016 debut hit Rosalie Blum, OF LOVE AND LIES is the uplifting story of irrepressible 12-year old Théo. Théo wants nothing more than to offer hope to his disillusioned father, Laurent, when an opportunity comes for Théo to try out for the youth training programme of English football club Arsenal. Despite showing obvious talent, he’s rejected for being too small, so Théo impulsively articulates a well-meaning fiction… one that quickly spirals and overtakes not just his life, but all those around him. As with Rosalie Blum, Rappeneau demonstrates skill at bringing empathy, humour and charm to the lives of ordinary people with this rousing and heartfelt story. Its timeless message of determination and community will speak to viewers of any age – or size.

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Info

Format
DVD
Catalogue
PAL210
Languages
French
Subtitles
English
Encoding
PAL
Aspect Ratio
1.77:1

Directed by

Julien Rappeneau

Featuring

Maleaume Paquin, André Dussollier