La Vie ne me fait pas peur
Cast & Crew
In late 1970's Paris, four high-school girlfriends come of age. Faced with cruel schoolmates and upsetting home lives, Emilie, Ines, Stella, and Marion find comfort in their intense closeness and friendship.
Winner of the 1999 Prix Jean Vigo in France.
Winner of the Silver Leopard award at the 1999 Locarno International Film Festival.
Released in United States August 1999
Released in United States March 2000
Shown at Locarno International Film Festival (international competition) August 4-14, 1999.
The first half hour of the film is comprised of re-edited footage from director Noemie Lvovsky's "Petites" (France/1998), an earlier made-for-TV movie which features the same main characters at a younger age.
Released in United States August 1999 (Shown at Locarno International Film Festival (international competition) August 4-14, 1999.)
Released in United States March 2000 (Shown in New York City (Walter Reade) as part of program "Rendez-vous With French Cinema 2000" March 10-19, 2000.)