Around a year after it debuted at the Cannes Film Festival, François Ozon‘s latest drama Young & Beautiful will be making its way to U.S. theaters and the first domestic trailer has now landed. Ahead of the director’s likely return once again to the festival with the anticipated project, The New Girlfriend, one will be able to see this erotic drama, which follows Isabelle, (Marine Vacth), a woman who becomes a prostitute soon after losing her virginity.
We said in our Cannes review that it’s a “journey of sexual awakening and experimentation that is at times reminiscent of a teenage version of Luis Bunuel‘s Belle du Jour. Often melancholic but interspersed with some unexpectedly funny candid moments, Ozon presents an non-judgmental voyeuristic peek into the life of an underage prostitute.” Check out the U.S. trailer and international poster below, and if you want a NSFW version, head over here.
Acclaimed director François Ozon (Swimming Pool, 8 Women) helms this erotic tale of sexual awakening. After losing her virginity, 17-year-old budding beauty Isabelle (Marine Vacth) takes up a secret life as a call girl, meeting her older gentlemen clients for erotic hotel room trysts. Throughout, she remains curiously aloof, showing little interest in the encounters themselves or the money she makes, while Ozon slyly refrains from offering easy answers. As the enigmatic Isabelle, Marine Vacth is magnetic, delivering a star-making breakout performance in this sleek and sexy coming-of-age drama.
Young & Beautiful will hit theaters and VOD on April 25th.
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