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New World
New World
Actors: Nicolas Chatel, Sarah Grappin, James Gandolfini, Alicia Silverstone, Guy Marchand
Director: Alain Corneau
Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama
R     2004     1hr 57min

A young boy who worships all things American comes of age in a small village nearby a U.S. military base. Patrick is living a pleasant French life surrounded by a happy family and a lovely girlfriend when one day, literal...  more »

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Actors: Nicolas Chatel, Sarah Grappin, James Gandolfini, Alicia Silverstone, Guy Marchand
Director: Alain Corneau
Creators: William Lubtchansky, Alain Corneau, Adeline Yoyotte, Marie-Josčphe Yoyotte, Bernard Marescot, Jean-Louis Livi, Pascal Quignard
Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Family Life
Studio: Lions Gate
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 02/17/2004
Original Release Date: 01/01/2003
Theatrical Release Date: 00/00/2003
Release Year: 2004
Run Time: 1hr 57min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 1
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English, French

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Movie Reviews

The Pains of Growing up in Post War France
(4 out of 5 stars)

"During the first fifteen years following the war, France was poor, desoriented, and lacking in that strong Gallic Spirit which they have shown before and after that miserable patch in their history.
Not knowing what direction to take, the young looked to the freer and more varied directions offered by American tastes. They becamed enamored of and bewildered by American Jazz, films, cars, electronics, dating styles, and our puzzling multicultural society.
Food and electronics were severely short in France at this time. A lot of this treasure trove was available at the US Army Personnel PX, and being taken there in a shopping spree was a magic trip through Vanity Fair for the much more restricted French.
Our young protagonist finds out much to his chagrin, that all that prosperity and generocity do not necessarily translate in happiness.
As the movie ends, we sense that our hearbroken seventeen year old will be all right at the end, as indeed, the whole of France did, after all pain of mourning and hunger were over."