Summertime / La belle saison movie
Countries: France, Belgium
Genres: drama, romance
Runtime: 106 minutes
Director: Catherine Corsini
It was unlikely in 1971, that Carole, a Spanish teacher in Paris and a feminist militant, would ever meet Delphine, the farmers’ daughter . But they both came across each other and fell passionately in love. Unfortunately, Delphine’s father got sheerly attacked, and the young woman had to go back home to help her mother run the family farm. Carole couldn’t stand being separated with the one she fell in love and decided to join her at the farm. But could feminism and lesbianism easily be accepted in the countryside, regarding the standards of that time?
The movie was awarded in the “Sunny Bunny” program of 46th Kyiv International Film Festival “Molodist” in 2016.