Nénette et Boni


1h 43m 1996

Brief Synopsis

Boniface, aka Boni, is a 19-year-old pizza chef in the port of Marseilles. Since the death of his mother, he refuses to have anything to do with his father, Felix, a lampshade salesman who has raised Boni's 15-year-old sister, Nenette. When she shows up on his doorstep--the lonely stronghold he inhe

Film Details

Also Known As
Nenette and Boni, Nenette and Bonnie
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1996
Production Company
IFA Cinema; La Sept Cinema; Pyramide Films
Distribution Company
Strand Releasing; New Yorker Films; Peripher Filmverleih; Strand Releasing

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 43m

Synopsis

Boniface, aka Boni, is a 19-year-old pizza chef in the port of Marseilles. Since the death of his mother, he refuses to have anything to do with his father, Felix, a lampshade salesman who has raised Boni's 15-year-old sister, Nenette. When she shows up on his doorstep--the lonely stronghold he inherited from his mother--Boni's life is transformed; and the sibling duo, who quickly become soul mates, must learn to come to terms with their intense need to find refuge in each other.

Film Details

Also Known As
Nenette and Boni, Nenette and Bonnie
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1996
Production Company
IFA Cinema; La Sept Cinema; Pyramide Films
Distribution Company
Strand Releasing; New Yorker Films; Peripher Filmverleih; Strand Releasing

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 43m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States October 3, 1997

Released in United States 1996

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States August 1996

Released in United States Fall October 3, 1997

Released in United States November 1996

Released in United States October 24, 1997

Released in United States on Video May 12, 1998

Recipient of the Golden Leopard prize at the 1996 Locarno International Film Festival.

Shown at Locarno International Film Festival (in competition) August 2-12, 1996.

Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival January 29 - February 9, 1997.

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 24 - May 8, 1997.

Shown at Thessaloniki International Film Festival (Main Programme) November 8-17, 1996.

Released in United States 1996 (Recipient of the Golden Leopard prize at the 1996 Locarno International Film Festival.)

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival January 29 - February 9, 1997.)

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 24 - May 8, 1997.)

Released in United States on Video May 12, 1998

Released in United States August 1996 (Shown at Locarno International Film Festival (in competition) August 2-12, 1996.)

Limited Release in United States October 3, 1997

Released in United States Fall October 3, 1997

Released in United States October 24, 1997 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States November 1996 (Shown at Thessaloniki International Film Festival (Main Programme) November 8-17, 1996.)