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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Martin Nissen
Zacharie Chasseriaud
Paul Bartel
Karim Leklou
Directors
Bouli Lanners
Screenwriters
Running Time
84 minutes

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Plot
Two 15 year-old brothers Seth (Nissen) and Zak (Chasseriaud) spend the summer in their late grandfather's house, as their absentee mother is working abroad. Bored and lacking in funds, they soon make friends with another unsupervised local teen (Bartel) and decide to rent the house out to a drug dealer. However, the young teens aren't as in control of this dangerous situation as they think...


Verdict
It suffers from an implausible and contrived plot, but the charming performances from the teenage leads greatly improve this film.


Reviewed by Patrick Peters

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