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      Winter Boy

      2022 2 hr. 2 min. Drama List
      77% 26 Reviews Tomatometer 100% Fewer than 50 Ratings Audience Score Lucas is 17 when his teenage world is suddenly shattered. He views his life as a wild animal in need of taming. Between a brother settled in Paris and a mother with whom he now lives alone, Lucas will have to fight to rediscover hope and love. Read More Read Less
      Winter Boy

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      Winter Boy explores the seasons of an adolescent's journey through grief and self-discovery with honesty and vestiges of hope.

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      Alec B Emotions are always magnified in youth and the movie captures the feeling of loss as a slow motion and all encompassing explosion. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 03/04/24 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Devika Girish New York Times “Winter Boy” shines when it allows its actors to quietly play out family dynamics, with Lacoste, Binoche and especially Kircher wearing the many shades of grief with effortless, endearing naturalism. Apr 27, 2023 Full Review Derek Smith Slant Magazine Christophe Honoré’s film tackles grief in a subtle, intriguingly indirect manner. Rated: 3/4 Apr 24, 2023 Full Review Jonathan Romney Screen International A moving but hard-edged story of grief, self-discovery and teenage angst... Sep 20, 2022 Full Review Juan Jose Cruz Cine Premiere Although at times longer than necessary, it works as a journey to those emotions that shape us as people, and the memorable imprints (positive and negative) that adolescence can leave. [Full review in Spanish] Rated: 4/5 Nov 3, 2023 Full Review Stephanie Bunbury Deadline Hollywood Daily The film reaches a conclusion that is satisfying but open-ended. You can’t help but wonder what Lucas did next. Sep 26, 2023 Full Review Dennis Harvey 48 Hills Winter Boy is one of his more disciplined enterprises, but it still can be maddening, in a peculiarly stereotypical French way wherein characters constantly traverse the gamut of emotions as if hammering out xylophone arpeggios. Jun 2, 2023 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Synopsis Lucas is 17 when his teenage world is suddenly shattered. He views his life as a wild animal in need of taming. Between a brother settled in Paris and a mother with whom he now lives alone, Lucas will have to fight to rediscover hope and love.
      Director
      Christophe Honoré
      Screenwriter
      Christophe Honoré
      Production Co
      Les Films Pelléas, Auvergne Rhône-Alpes Cinéma, France 2 Cinéma
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      French
      Aspect Ratio
      Scope (2.35:1)