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Beyond Borders: Tomboy

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Beyond Borders: Tomboy
Year: 2011
CC: Subtitled
Language: French
Director(s): Céline Sciamma
Actors: Zoé Héran, Jeanne Disson, Malonn Lévana, Sophie Cattani, Mathieu Demy

From out lesbian director Celine Sciamma (Water Lilies), Tomboy tells the story of 10-year-old Laure (played by the amazing Zoe Heran) who moves to the suburbs and decides to pass as a boy amongst the pack of neighborhood kids. As "Mikael" she catches the attention of leader of the pack Lisa, who becomes smitten with her. At home with her parents and younger sister Jeanne, she is Laure; while hanging out with her new pals and girlfriend, she is Mikael. Finding resourceful ways to hide her true self, Laure takes advantage of her new identity, as if the end of the summer would never reveal her unsettling secret.