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The First Day of the Rest of Your Life

Le premier jour du reste de ta vie

Directed by Rémi Bezançon
France, 2008


A remarkably poignant narration of a family’s story told through the cinematic device of five individual days spanning 15 years. What follows is an elegiac unfolding of the closest of personal relationships with all the human complexities of parenthood, siblinghood and painful coming of age.

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The First Day of the Rest of Your Life Directed by Rémi Bezançon

Awards & Festivals

César Awards

2009 | 3 wins including: Most Promising Actor

2009 | 6 nominations including: Best Film

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