When I Was Five, I Killed Myself


1h 40m 1994

Brief Synopsis

Set in 1962, the tale involves Gil, a percocious boy blessed with creative imagination who hopelessly falls in love with Jessica, his beautiful classmate who's as eccentric as he is. Predictably, their love is perceived as "unhealthy" and disruptive, deviating from mainstream society's definition of

Film Details

Also Known As
Quand j'avais cinq ans, je m'ai tue, When I Was Five, I Killed Myself
Release Date
1994
Production Company
La Sofica Cofimage 5; Lumiere Productions; M6 Films; SOFICA Cofimage; StudioCanal

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

Set in 1962, the tale involves Gil, a percocious boy blessed with creative imagination who hopelessly falls in love with Jessica, his beautiful classmate who's as eccentric as he is. Predictably, their love is perceived as "unhealthy" and disruptive, deviating from mainstream society's definition of how children should or shouldn't behave, and therefore, Gil is sent to a center for problem children.

Film Details

Also Known As
Quand j'avais cinq ans, je m'ai tue, When I Was Five, I Killed Myself
Release Date
1994
Production Company
La Sofica Cofimage 5; Lumiere Productions; M6 Films; SOFICA Cofimage; StudioCanal

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1994

Released in United States October 1994

Released in United States October 1994 (Shown at Hamptons International Film Festival October 19-23, 1994.)

Shown at Hamptons International Film Festival October 19-23, 1994.

Released in United States 1994