Reinventing Marvin

This intense portrait of childhood full of homophobic bullying in a French Hicksville, and complicated adolescence after an escape to a metropolis focuses on an artistic ginger named Marvin. And it is Isabelle Huppert herself who assists Marvin with preparing a distressing performance that helps him deal with his past. The actress plays herself in this loose adaptation of a scandalous novel, winning the Queer Lion award at the IFF Venice.
Director: Anne Fontaine
Screenplay: Anne Fontaine, Pierre Trividic
Director of Photography: Yves Angelo
Editor: Annette Dutertre
Producer: Philippe Carcassonne, Pierre-Alexandre Schwab, Jean-Louis Livi
Sales: TF1 Studio
Original title: Marvin ou la belle éducation
Country: France
Year of production: 2017
Length (min): 115
Language: French
Subtitles: Czech, English
Section: Queer Now

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