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The End of Eddy,

The End of Eddy Screening: A blog featuring the trailer, some background about Louis, the film's direction, and a link for advance screening tickets.

The End of Edd

y is a bittersweet movie about a young gay boy. It's about his life, his sexuality, and his place in society. It's also about the effect this has on his family, who is struggling with poverty. This movie has been getting a lot of attention recently and there are high expectations for it to win this year's Palme d'Or at Cannes. I will talk about what kind of movie we can expect from The End of Eddy.

1. What is the movie Eddy about?

The End of Eddy is a film about a working-class teenager in France. It’s about his relationship with his father, his relationship with his mother, and his relationship with himself. It’s about his sexuality, his desire to make something of himself, and his need to escape the poverty in which he was born. It’s about the subtle and overt ways he is influenced by the world around him – his school, his neighborhood, his friends, and his family. Eddy is a film that challenges stereotypes. It challenges the idea that French people are all bourgeois, it challenges the idea that poor people are all homophobic, and it challenges the idea that working-class people are all homophobic. It shows how the intersections of class and sexuality shape the individual and society.

2. Where can I watch Eddy?

Edouard Louis's acclaimed debut novel, The End of Eddy, has been adapted for the screen by director Elias Adam, who was behind the camera on the lighthearted comedy The New Girlfriend. The film centers on 15-year-old Eddy (played by the remarkable Thibault de Montalembert), who is struggling to cope with volatile home life and the suicide of his close friend, Adrien (played by Léa Drucker). He soon develops a crush on his next-door neighbor, Theo (Jérémie Renier), an out and proud gay photographer who introduces Eddy to a new world of erotic possibilities.

3. Edouard Louis's background

Edouard Louis is a French novelist and journalist. He was born in 1993 in Paris. His father was a Chinese immigrant from Vietnam and his mother was a French shopkeeper. Louis grew up in a working-class neighborhood in northern Paris. He was born and raised in a housing project. He was the only boy in a family of three children. His mother was a single parent. Louis was a troubled child and he was often bullied at school. He also struggled with his sexual orientation.

4. Elias Adam's background

Elias Adam is a Dreher Park-born and bred filmmaker who is currently studying cinema at Tisch School of the Arts in New York City. He is a film aficionado and a lover of literature, and his artistic vision is informed by these passions. He’s an avid reader of film books and a movie buff who’s seen more than 300 films in his lifetime, so he’s always looking for a new angle from which to analyze films and dissect their narratives. He has an affinity for the films of Wong Kar-wai, Spike Lee, François Truffaut, and Michael Haneke.


The End of Eddy is an award-winning autobiographical novel written by Edouard Louis and directed by Elias Adam. The film is an adaptation of this novel and is a very interesting perspective on class, sexuality, and masculinity. Louis (played by Louis Garrel) is a gay writer from a working-class background. The film follows Louis’ journey as he grows up and tries to navigate through his family and personal relationships. We recommend this film to anyone interested in a gut-wrenching look at class, sexuality, and masculinity.

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