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Boy Meets Girl

  • France / 1984 / 100min / 35mm / B&W
  • Original Title : Boy Meets Girl
  • Language : French
  • Genre : Drama
  • Director : Leos Carax
  • Screenwriter : Leos Carax
  • Cinematographer : Jean-Yves Escoffier
  • Editor : Nelly Meunier, Francine Sandberg
  • Music : David Bowie, Jacques Pinault, Serge Gainsbourg
  • Cast : Denis Lavant, Mireille Perrier and Carroll Brooks


A depressed aspiring filmmaker falls in love with a suicidal young woman in this offbeat French drama, Leos Carax’s debut feature. Both have been recently dumped by their lovers and neither is coping very well. He becomes obsessed with her after hearing her voice over an apartment intercom. They eventually meet in person at a party and embark on an affair that has disastrous consequences.

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