La Boum 2

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La Boum 2
La Boum 2.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Claude Pinoteau
Produced by
Screenplay by
Starring
Cinematography Edmond Séchan
Edited by Marie-Josèphe Yoyotte
Production
company
Distributed by Gaumont Film Company
Release dates
  • December 8, 1982 (1982-12-08) (France)
Running time 109 minutes
Country France
Language French

La Boum 2 is a 1982 French comedy film directed by Claude Pinoteau and starring Claude Brasseur, Brigitte Fossey, and Sophie Marceau. Written by Danièle Thompson and Claude Pinoteau, the film is about a teenager who falls in love with a boy and must deal with the question of making love for the first time. La Boum 2 is the sequel to La Boum (The Party). The music group Cook da Books became famous in many countries through their soundtrack song "Your Eyes".[1] Like its predecessor, La Boum 2 was a financial success, earning 4,071,600 admissions in France.[2] In 1983, the film received the César Award for Most Promising Actress (Sophie Marceau), and was nominated for Best Music (Vladimir Cosma) and Best Supporting Actress (Denise Grey).[3]

Plot[edit]

Fifteen-year-old Vic (Sophie Marceau) has no boyfriend. Her parents are happily together again, and her great-grandmother Poupette (Denise Grey) thinks about finally marrying her long-term boyfriend. Vic meets Philippe (Pierre Cosso) and is overcome by his charm. She considers making love with him – a step that her girlfriend Penelope (Sheila O'Connor) already has taken.

Cast[edit]

  • Claude Brasseur as François Beretton
  • Brigitte Fossey as Françoise Beretton
  • Sophie Marceau as Vic Beretton
  • Lambert Wilson as Félix Maréchal
  • Pierre Cosso as Philippe Berthier
  • Alexandre Sterling as Mathieu
  • Sheila O'Connor as Pénélope Fet
  • Alexandra Gonin as Samantha Fontanet
  • Jean-Philippe Léonard as Stéphane
  • Jean Leuvrais as Portal
  • Claudia Morin as Mme Fontanet
  • Daniel Russo as Etienne
  • Zabou Breitman as Catherine[4]

Production[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

  1. "Your Eyes" (Cosma-Jordan) by Cook da Books – 4:38
  2. "I Can't Swim" (Cosma-Harvest) by Paul Hudson – 2:25
  3. "Livin' Together" (Cosma-Jordan) by Cook da Books – 3:35
  4. "Disillusion" (instrumental) (Cosma) by King Harvest Group – 4:06
  5. "Maybe You're Wrong" (Cosma-Jordan-Harvest) by Freddie Meyer & King Harvest Group – 325
  6. "Silverman" (Cosma-Jordan) by Cook da Books – 3:38
  7. "Reaching Out" (Cosma-Harvest) by Freddie Meyer & King Harvest Group – 4:57
  8. "Rockin’ at the Hop" (Cosma-Jordan) by Paul Hudson – 3:20
  9. "Silverman" (instrumental) (Cosma) by King Harvest Group – 2:48
  10. "La boum 2" (instrumental) (Cosma) by King Harvest Group – 3:07[5]

Reception[edit]

Box office[edit]

Like its predecessor, La Boum 2 was a financial success, earning 4,071,600 admissions in France, and 651,235 admissions in West Germany.[2]

Awards and nominations[edit]

  • 1983 César Award for Most Promising Actress (Sophie Marceau) Won
  • 1983 César Award Nomination for Best Music (Vladimir Cosma)
  • 1983 César Award Nomination for Best Supporting Actress (Denise Grey)[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "La Boum 2". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Box office for La Boum 2". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Awards for La Boum 2". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "Full cast and crew for La Boum 2". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 
  5. ^ "La Boum 2". Discogs. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 

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