Blu-ray, DVD Release: Confession of a Child of the Century

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: March 29, 2016
Price: DVD $24.98, Blu-ray $34.98
Studio: Cohen Media


Charlotte Gainsbourg (Antichrist), Pete Doherty and Lily Cole (The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus) star in the 2012 French drama Confession of a Child of the Century.

Charlotte Gainsbourg and Pete Doherty sgtar in Confessions of a Child of the Century

Charlotte Gainsbourg and Pete Doherty star in Confessions of a Child of the Century

Paris, 1830: Devastated by the betrayal and distraught over the recent death of his father, Octave (Doherty) retreats to the countryside where he meets a young widow, Brigitte (Gainsboug). They embark upon a passionate love affair, but the wounds of Octave’s previous affair creep into the relationship, consuming him with feelings of doubt and mistrust.  Plagued with uncontrollable thoughts, Octave desperately struggles with himself in an effort to avoid the tragedy of his past and find, in his love for Brigitte, the strength to believe in some kind of future…

Directed by Sylvie Verheyde, Confession of a Child of the Century played in France, Germany, Brazil and several other markets in 2012 and 2013. It’s release on disc by Cohen Media represents its U.S. premiere.

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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.