Worth Watching - March 25: French Water Lilies Trailer

March 25, 2008
Source: Yahoo

Water Lilies Trailer

Oh those French… Screw Meet Dave, watch this trailer for Water Lilies (Naissance Des Pieuvres) instead! This borders on the edge of being NSFW, but thankfully it's an MPAA approved trailer which means you can watch it. I'd love some explanation for this, but instead I think I'll just sit back and enjoy - but watch out, the girls are very young. One summer, three fifteen-year-old girls--Marie, Anne and Floriane--share secrets in the girl's locker room. Desire erupts. They will never be able to forget their first time. Those French really know how to pull off some intriguing sexual dramas, that's for sure. Interested?

If you still need a reason to get interested in this, it currently has a 100% on Rotten Tomatoes with 15 reviews. "Well observed and painfully accurate in its depiction of the agonies of growing up, this is a small triumph." From Daily Mirror.

Watch the trailer for Water Lilies:

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You can also watch the Water Lilies trailer in High Definition on Yahoo

Water Lilies is both written and directed by first time feature filmmaker Céline Sciamma. The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in May of 2007 and is being released by Koch Lorber Films in the US. Water Lilies arrives in limited theaters (New York City only) starting on April 4th. The poster is featured below.

Water Lilies Poster

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  • Mel
    Well then Herbert, I guess this isn't the movie for you. Lol. All joking aside though, this movie doesn't seem compelling. The girl on girl action is all it has going for it. For that I'd rather just watch a porno. . .
  • Ooo la la
  • What is the music playing during the trailer?
  • coyo
    Its a trap!!!
  • E
    Mel ... the movie doesn't seem compelling? You're basing this on ... what exactly? You can only assume what the film is about but knowing the French ... it's probably hardly as simple as it appears. The fact that you're already comparing the film to a porno is pretty short sighted. That said ... Teenage love and desire and development is always good for a trainwreck. Pain, confusion, and synchronized swimming .... hmmmm .... I want to know, if anything, how to pull that off. *grin* I have a very clear feeling from the trailer that the "girl on girl" is hardly the point. As coyo and Princess Leia once said, indeed ... it's a trap. :)
  • Xoriat
    Ok...I felt dirty watching that trailer. Yeah. Dirty. *clicks play again*
  • Rigo
    Chris Hanson will be waiting for you outside of theaters
  • Heckle
    Alex what pedophilia site did you find this on? Not that i want to know. This doesnt look good at all and borders on being innappropriate. I would never normally say this but thank god it wasnt a red band trailler.
  • John
    I didn't think the trailer was that provacative. However, those girls were *totally* not 18 and thus, it's a little disturbing to see you lusting after them.
  • Dusty
    HAHAHAHAA... love these posts... but everyone already posted with the same sarcastic remarks I was going to. This looks interesting though, and while I sound like a dirty ol fart talkin about it, I will be intrigued to see how the actresses pull it off... cause trainwrecks(E #6) are good movie material, but can be completely ruined with uninterested teens doing parts they are not comfortable with. I hope that is not the case
  • Squiggly_P
    I think it looks good. I really wanna know what the music is.
  • Mel
    I'm basing it on how I just saw a two minute trailer on a movie about "growing up" and all I can remember is swimming, underage girls kissing, and a techno song. I don't know about you but this doesn't appeal to me at all.
  • Squiggly_P
    For anyone who wants to know the music: Group = Vitalic Song = Trahison Album = OK Cowboy
  • jbq
    @10: Well, the legal sexual age in most European countries is 16...
  • Echelon
    Trailer = 0% content. Personal Interest = 0%
  • E
    I never base my opinion of a film on a trailer. Isn't that film 101? Thats like judging a book by its cover or even worse the synopsis on the back. Maybe it's just me I guess. The trailer tells me nothing.
  • Mel
    Okay, listen. I didn't make my comment so I could argue with someone else over a silly film. But I will say this; if the trailer told you nothing, how do you know this film is SO great? Isn't that a paradox. . . A comment is just a comment. Everyone one is entitled to their opinion. And on that note I'm done with this movie and explaining why I won't go see it. Don't bother to comment back.
  • harrison
    dont expect anything more than kissing as they are certainly underage and theres no way they could play it in the u.s. if it got to some serious girl on girl action there would be childs rights groups, decency in film groups, pedophilia groups and probably hundreds more coming out of nowhere to protest it
  • craziemutant
    i don't know...but i'm feeling this film. sure it feels weird that they're underage and all. but i still want to see the story unfold. to me, it looks like a damn good way to spend 2 hours. like the film be art like it should be. why does everyone always have to try and bring things down? so what if they're underaged and they're interested in each other? take two hours out of your life to see and think about how this very scenerio is probably happening all over the world. did i just make myself look stupid?...and another question, will this be playing in more theaters at a later date? cause it says NYC only. and last time i checked, i don't live in NYC.
  • Drake
    i really hope no one does a 'pee wee' while watching this film
  • JJ
    Why the talk about legal sexual age? The legal sexual in most US states is 16. But a movie content has nothing to do with age of consent. This is not a porn film, it is a movie. When exactly did everyone in the US become so f*cking stupid?
  • JJ
    And to the moronic author of this article, why are you surprised that the MPAA approved this trailer? What could you possibly see is a big deal in it? I assume this site can't be serious with idiots like this f*ck around.
  • Anonymous
    i poo on this tralier!!! booo!!
  • Anonymous
    i spelled trailer wrong!!!! boooo!!!
  • tokamak
    i see screaming mind of this girl in this trailer, it can be very interesting film
  • dan
    hi the music on the trailer is Vitallic and a song he did called trihanna - it is good but the album is very electro focussed
  • D Mizzle
    I hope those girls are very young looking girls that are actaully older. As many girls there are in my family i dont think i will be seeing that, um lets see???? EVER.
  • Stan Marsh
    Does anyone know the name of the artist/song being played in the trailer?
  • ex1t
    The music is Vitalic from the album Ok Cowboy the track is called Trahison. It's a very good album too.
  • winter mae phillips
    i think the movie is great.the girls i like .the to girls are cool in the movie.i mean they always find them close and then one of them gos to a man.
  • jasper
    the techno song is Jones and Stephenson - The first rebirth




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