Claire Denis, Nenette and Boni, 1996 (still); photo: courtesy Pyramide Distribution


Nenette and Boni

Part of Modern Cinema: Claire Denis

“Grégoire Colin and Alice Houri play brother and sister, products of a broken home. Colin plays nineteen-year-old Boni, a sex-starved pizza worker whose estranged fifteen-year-old sister Nenette is trapped in a boarding school and seven months pregnant with a child she doesn’t want. When Nenette finally winds up on her brother’s doorstep, the two warily embark on an unsentimental journey of the spirit that leads them to an unexpected conclusion.”
— Beverly Berning, SFFILM Festival

Film Details

Country: France
Language: French
Year: 1996
Running time: 103 min
Format: 35mm
Director: Claire Denis
Screenwriters: Claire Denis, Jean-Pol Fargeau
Producer: George Benayoun
Cinematographer: Agnès Godard
Editor: Yann Dedet
Source: Pyramide Distribution

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