The Freshmen

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France | 2018 | 92 minutes | Thomas Lilti

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Antoine and Benjamin are both entering the first year of medical school - Antoine for the third time. Struggling through the fiercely competitive freshman year, the two friends a forced to learn some hard truths about themselves, and each other. Director Thomas Lilti (Hippocrates) - a medical practitioner himself - captures a surprising authenticity throughout this engaging drama, aided by rising stars Vincent Lacoste and William Lebghil.

Showcasing more than 17 films from five countries and four continents, our 7th French Cinema Now features legendary directors like Agnès Jaoui, Laurent Tirard, and Xavier Giannoli working alongside the new wave of filmmakers such as Meryem Benm'Barek, Victor Saint Macary, Ian Lagarde, and Carine Tardieu.

  • Original Language Title: Premiére Année
  • Director: Thomas Lilti
  • Principal Cast: Vincent Lacoste, William Lebghil, Michel Lerousseau, Darina Al Joundi
  • Country: France
  • Year: 2018
  • Running Time: 92 minutes
  • Producer: Emmanuel Barraux, Agnès Vallée
  • Screenplay: Thomas Lilti
  • Cinematographers: Nicolas Gaurin
  • Language: French
  • Has Subtitles: Yes