Goodbye First Love French filmmaker Mia Hansen-L%oslash;ve brings the same understanding of deep emotion she displayed three years ago in The Father of My Children to this acute… Goodbye First Love French filmmaker Mia Hansen-L%oslash;ve brings the same understanding of deep emotion she displayed three years ago in The Father of My Children to this acute… 2012-04-20 PT110M Drama Lola Creton IFC Films
Movie Review

Goodbye First Love (2012)

DEEP EMOTION Camille (Lola Creton) and Sullivan (Sebastian Urzendowsky) in Goodby First Love
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DEEP EMOTION Camille (Lola Creton) and Sullivan (Sebastian Urzendowsky) in Goodby First Love
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Limited Release: Apr 20, 2012; Length: 110 Minutes; Genre: Drama; With: Lola Creton; Distributor: IFC Films

French filmmaker Mia Hansen-L%oslash;ve brings the same understanding of deep emotion she displayed three years ago in The Father of My Children to this acute drama of young romance and passionate sex, as well as what you learn when you lose both. Teenage Camille (quicksilver Lola Créton) thinks she'll die when her beloved, Sullivan (Sebastian Urzendowsky), leaves her to explore the world; her depression is voluptuous, lasting for years. No spoiler: She doesn't die. She merely discovers that love is more complicated than a 15-year-old girl can know. (Also available on VOD) A-

Originally posted May 02, 2012 Published in issue #1206 May 11, 2012 Order article reprints