gets a new look !
"I'd like to see how we look in 10 years..." Bruno, Momo, Alain and Léon meet up in hospital a few years after leaving school. They're waiting for Sophie to give birth. She was the girlfriend of Tomasi, their best friend who died of an overdose a week earlier. Together, they compare their fragmentary and contradictory memories of their final year at the Lycée Montesquieu... The first girls, the first political meetings, demonstrations, fits of laughter, rebellion against the teachers, harmless conflicts with their parents... and the anxiety of the "bac'"exam... "Remember how we looked 10 years ago..."
"Everything began at the end of "Riens du tout". I wanted to make a film on the hippie communes of the 1970's. I wanted to tackle this period when people still had illusions before the start of our time of crisis and desillusion. Eric Barbier asked me to make the second part of the series "Les années lycée", the story of a high school over different periods. This series was produced by Vertigo Productions for Arte. I was offered the "1975" episode and I immediately accepted, even though I had very little time to write it (two months) and film it (25 days). I used this opportunity to work with two friends from high school who have became screenwriters (Alexis Galmot and Santiago Amigorena) and, 9 months later, a sort of happy event occurred... We had given birth to the bastard child of cinema and television. This film, shot in next to no time with a small crew of friends, took on a scope that we never suspected. After the Gold FIPA in Cannes, things speeded up and the film won the Grand Prix at the Chamrousse Comedy Film Festival. At this time, Gaumont decided to release it, 8 months after its broadcast on Arte."