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Tech & Science If you knew on Netflix: what is this modern version of Cyrano?

14:57  01 may  2020
14:57  01 may  2020 Source:   allocine.fr

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If you knew ..., a teen drama with the tunes of Cyrano de Bergerac is available on Netflix. Much more than a romantic comedy, this film signed by Alice Wu mainly talks about identity and friendship.

Si tu savais sur Netflix : c'est quoi cette version moderne de Cyrano ? © Netflix If you knew on Netflix: what is this modern version of Cyrano?

This Friday May 1st arrives on Netflix the teen drama If you knew ... We are following Ellie ( Leah Lewis ), a brilliant and lonely high school girl who will help Paul ( Daniel Diemer ), a clumsy young sportsman , to conquer the heart of a popular student via a letter-writing relationship. A delicate affair for Ellie, who develops feelings for the girl.

If this synopsis is familiar to you, it is no coincidence. The film takes on the influence of the play Cyrano de Bergerac , in which the eloquent eponymous character wrote a friend's love letters to help him charm his sweetheart with whom he was also in love. Just like a play, If you knew ... is divided into several acts, separated by quotes from great authors like Oscar Wilde. If we find there scenes of the play transposed in the current era, the framework of the work of Edmond Rostand only serves as a pretext for a deeper and universal theme.

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From the first minutes, Ellie's voice warns: this is not a love story. If all the codes of the genre are respected - the invisible intello, the somewhat simplistic sportsman, the beautiful popular girl - If you knew ... stands out from the majority of dramas for teenagers by relegating romance to the background. It is above all a question of identity and friendship. The main character represents adolescence in what it involves questioning oneself, one's place in the world around him and his future.

  Si tu savais sur Netflix : c'est quoi cette version moderne de Cyrano ? © Netflix

And its director knows something about it. In an interview for Vanity Fair published on April 28, Alice Wu returns to the discovery of her homosexuality at university. To sum up, this revelation came to her while she was performing a false coming out exercise for a lesson, hidden in ... a closet. Her experience as a Sino-American lesbian in particular inspired her first production, Saving Face , released in 2004. In If you knew ..., the heroine's sexuality is never mentioned head-on, it's not a subject of suffering or conflict, which also contrasts with most of the stories that address this subject.

" The important thing in life is to connect with someone who helps you become the person you need to be " declared the filmmaker in the same interview. It is for this reason that she has made it a point of honor to treat the relationship between Ellie and Paul without superficiality. A capital friendship for the one as for the other and which definitely saves If you knew ... clichés of romcom.

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