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32 Ratings

Eager Bodies

Les corps impatients

Directed by Xavier Giannoli
France, 2003


Laura Smet makes her film debut as Charlotte, a young woman battling cancer. Nicolas Duvauchelle plays her boyfriend Paul, who has pledged to stick by her through the chemotherapy. When Charlotte’s healthy cousin Ninon (Marie Denarnaud) comes to visit, Paul ends up sleeping with her.

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Eager Bodies
Directed by Xavier Giannoli

Awards & Festivals

Toronto International Film Festival

2003 | Discovery

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2003 | Zabaltegi-New Directors

BFI London Film Festival

2003 | French Revolutions

César Awards

2004 | 2 nominations including: Most Promising Actor

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