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The Night Is Young

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Original title
Mauvais sang
Running time
119 min.
France France
Leos Carax
Jean-Yves Escoffier
Les Films Plain Chant, Soprofilms, FR3 Films Production, UNITE 3, CNC, Sofima
Romance. Drama | Crime. Neo-noir. Romantic Drama
Synopsis / Plot
In Paris of the not-too-distant future, a mysterious new disease named STBO is killing young people who make love without emotional involvement. A serum has been developed, but it is locked away in an office block, out of the reach of those who need it most. An American woman blackmails two aging crooks, Marc and Hans, into stealing the STBO serum. Marc recruits Alex, a rebellious teenager whose father worked for him before dying in mysterious circumstances. After Alex breaks up with his girlfriend, Lise, he ends up falling for Marc’s young lover, Anna...
1987: Berlin Film Festival: Alfred Bauer Prize
1986: César Awards: 3 Nominations: Actress (Binoche), New Actress (Delpy) & Cinematography
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