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Tomboy

Tomboy

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Average of 80 ratings: 3.5 Stars

2011 M Suitable for mature audiences 16 years and over.

There's a new kid in town.

Ten year old Laure isn’t like most girls. She prefers football to dolls and sweaters to dresses. When Laure, her parents and little sister Jeanne move to a new neighbourhood, family life remains much the same. That is, until local girl Lisa mistakes Laure to be a boy. Indulging in this exciting new identity, Laure becomes Michael, and so begins a summer of long sunny afternoons, playground games and first kisses. Yet with the school term fast approaching, and with suspicions arising amongst friends and family, Laure must face up to an uncertain future.

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Duration
84 minutes

DVD details

Screen Format
1.85:1 Widescreen 16x9 Enhanced
Zone
4
Subtitles
English
Audio
French Dolby Digital 5.1

4 Member Reviews Write a review

5 by russellart

Perfect, really. A sensitive, intimate portrayal of children (no way could this be a hollywood); the child actors seem very natural - very well filmed. wonderful casting/direction ... everything! a joy to watch.

5 by addy

This is a real charmer, beautifully acted and really touching. There's no preaching, no agenda, and no politics involved, thankfully, just a fresh, sweet story, that it would be difficult not to love... Read more

4.5 by OrangePeko

The freedom you feel watching the children in this film is delightful. The adults are barely there, the children own each and every scene.

It's a small story about identity and friendship, but... Read more

3.5 by Aunty Stick

From the write-up above I had expected a bit more in the way of story, but great acting from all the chidren. All in all a very French slice-of-life film.