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Games of Love & Chance
L’ Esquive
France, 2003, 123 Minute Running Time
Program: Contemporary World Cinema
Language: French

Raw energy and hyper-realistic dialogue distinguish this cliché-free teenage romance, set in the Paris projects. 15-year-old Abdelkrim has his eyes opened to new interests but risks the ridicule of his friends when, in a bid to win the stunning Lydia, he manages to get himself cast opposite her in the school play.

DIRECTOR: Abdellatafi Kechiche
Producer: Jacques Ouaniche
Editor: Antonella Bevenja, Ghalia Lacroix
Screenwriter: Abdellatafi Kechiche, Ghalia Lacroix
Cinematographer: Lubomir Bakchev
Principal Cast: Osman Elkharraz, Sara Forestier, Sabrina Ouazani, Nanou Benhamou
Filmography: La Faute de Voltaire (2000)

Sponsors:
Consulate General of France, San Fransisco, TV5

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