Red Kiss

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Red Kiss ★★★ Rouge Baiser 1985

In 1952 Paris, Nadia, a 15-year-old French-Jewish Stalinist of Polish descent falls in love with Stephane, an older, apolitical photographer. She's torn between love and politics; he's worried (rightly) about her being under-age; and to make matters more complicated, her Polish mother has been reunited with her first love and Nadia's family may be split apart. The sensual Valandrey is a real find in her difficult coming-of-age role. In French with English subtitles. 110m/C VHS . FR Charlotte Valandrey, Lambert Wilson, Marthe Keller, Gunter Lamprecht, Laurent Terzieff; D: Vera Belmont; W: Vera Belmont, David Milhaud, Guy Konopnicki; C: Ramon Suarez; M: Jean-Marie Senia. Berlin Intl. Film Fest. '86: Actress (Valandrey).