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8 Ratings

I Am Not Afraid of Life

La vie ne me fait pas peur

Directed by Noémie Lvovsky
France, Switzerland, 1999


In late 1970’s Paris, four high-school girlfriends come of age. Faced with cruel schoolmates and upsetting home lives, Emilie, Ines, Stella, and Marion find comfort in their intense closeness and friendship.

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I Am Not Afraid of Life Directed by Noémie Lvovsky

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2000 | Winner: French Cineaste of the Year

Locarno International Film Festival

1999 | 3 wins including: Silver Leopard (Young Cinema)


Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente

2000 | Winner: Best Director (International Competition)

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