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Marie (and her three fathers) are taking A-levels. Marie passes. She spends the summer in the country with her mother, Sylvia, who has returned from America with her Californian husband who has two sons. Marie falls in and out of love for the first time in front of her alarmed fathers, who see Marie's innocence slipping away at frightening speed, and their relationships with the two women become even more complicated.Written by
Uninvolving or irritating characters, minimal plot with a few old clichés (e.g. a weakling with acne gets bullied by the Adonises who get the girls, so he takes up weightlifting to fight back; a loudmouthed American eventually has a heart attack - no doubt we are supposed to cheer)... it all soon makes you want to switch channels. However, the sets, settings (both in Paris and in the countryside), decors and photography are lovely and make it worth sticking with. In some respects, without the boorish characters it could just about be the sort of program you could expect to see on the Living Channel. The underground cathedral-like cave shown certainly had my attention.
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