SIFF 2021 Review: Summer of 85

Year: 2020 Runtime: 91 minutes . Director:  Francois Ozon Starring: Felix Lefebvre, Benjamin Voisin, Philippine Velge By: Tom Moore Writer/director Francois Ozon’s latest feature is a sun-soaked summer tale of love and friendship in France with “Summer of 85”. The film, partly based on Aidan Chambers’ 1982 novel “Dance on My Grave”, follows a wallflower teen named Alex (Felix Lefebvre) who begins a strong friendship … Continue reading SIFF 2021 Review: Summer of 85

Summer of 85

review: Summer of 85 (2020)

Year: 2020 Runtime: 100 mins Writer/Director: Francois Ozon Stars: Félix Lefebvre, Benjamin Voisin By Mique Wilson Francois Ozon’s latest offering opens up with Alex (Félix Lefebvre), promising us that the story we are about to see will not end well. Though how could anything end well at the precarious age Alex is in? An age where even the most infinitesimal problems are manifestly larger than … Continue reading review: Summer of 85 (2020)