Paris, 1979. At the height of the Palace disco years. Rose, a 16-year-old girl raised in foster care, and her fiancé Michel, 22, are passionately and unguardedly in love for the first time. They are part of the ‘in crowd’, only interested in partying and living life to the fullest. One evening, they meet Lucille and Hubert, a couple who will shake their very existence to the core.
Official Selection: Göteborg Film Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam
“In keeping with the fairy-tale aesthetic of Ionesco’s debut, “Golden Youth” has a baroque quality to it, especially in its theatrical acting style.”
Director Eva Ionesco
Script Eva Ionesco, Simon Liberati
Producers Marie-Jeanne Pascal, Mélita Toscan Du Plantier, Geneviève Lemal, Julien Rouche, Damien Couvreurt
Cast Isabelle Huppert, Galatea Bellugi, Melvil Poupaud, Lukas Ionesco, Alain-Fabien Delon, Nassim Guizani
2018 | France, Belgium | 111 mins