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Mektoub, My Love: Canto Uno
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MEKTOUB, MY LOVE: CANTO UNO

Directed by Abdellatif Kechiche
France, Italy, 2017
Drama, Romance

Synopsis

Amin returns home for the summer, to the South of France. It Is a time of reconnecting with his family and childhood friends. Together with his cousin Tony and his best friend Ophélie, he spends his time between his parents’ restaurant, the local bars and the beaches frequented by girls on holiday.

Synopsis

Amin returns home for the summer, to the South of France. It Is a time of reconnecting with his family and childhood friends. Together with his cousin Tony and his best friend Ophélie, he spends his time between his parents’ restaurant, the local bars and the beaches frequented by girls on holiday.

Our take

A years-in-the-making project, this coming-of-age tale from French-Tunisian director Abdellatif Kechiche (Blue Is the Warmest Color) excels at capturing the intensity of first lust. Enriched by improv-style dialogue and a young ensemble cast, Mektoub: Canto Uno is a sun-drenched epic.