Goodbye First Love
Dir: Mia Hansen Love / Germany, France/ 110 mins
Synopsis: Camille, 15, and Sullivan, 19, are passionately in love, but Sullivan wants to go to South America for a year, which tears the young girl apart. At the end of the summer Sullivan leaves, and after a few months he stops writing to Camille. In spring, Camille attempts suicide. Camille is concentrating on her architectural studies, and gets to know a famous architect, Lorenz, who restores her self-confidence and with whom she falls in love. Camille and Lorenz are well established as a couple. Camille is his assistant, but she wants to start her own practice, and comes across Sullivan again. Despite an initially cool first encounter, their love affair starts over. She has never stopped loving him. Charting a relationship over ten years, Goodbye First Love follows Camille as she moves from the ecstasy of youthful passion, through heartbreak to maturity and finding her place in the world. Camille’s heart is now caught between two loves.