This 1995 import, which never made it into US theaters, scored an American video release in 2003 when the combined success of ingenue Alicia Silverstone and James Gandolfini of TV's The Sopranos
lent it some star power. Set in the 1950s, the story involves the American Occupation period when US troops remained in place as a bulwark against communism; they're resented by some French citizens and regarded by others especially apolitical youngsters as somewhat glamorous. Sixteen-year-old sweethearts Patrick Carrion (Nicolas Chatel) and Marie-Jose Vire (Sarah Grappin) are infatuated with coca cola, rock and roll and blue jeans. When Patrick takes a w...