Paris, Octave, betrayed by his mistress, sinks into despair and debauchery. His father's death leads him to the country where he meets Brigitte, a widow. Confession of a Child of the Century is a drama film directed by Sylvie Verheyde. The film competed in the Un Certain Regard section at the Cannes. This period drama, based on Alfred de Musset's autobiographical novel of the same name, tells the tale of Octave (Pete Doherty), a desperate young man.
Pete Doherty tries his best in this De Musset adaptation. Unfortunately for him he's acting opposite Charlotte Gainsbourg, writes Peter. ALFRED DE MUSSET THE CONFESSIONS OF A CHILD OF THE CENTURY BOOK 1. PART I. CHAPTER I. TO THE READER CHAPTER II. REFLECTIONS. The Confession of a Child of the Century — Complete by Alfred de Musset. No cover available. Download; Bibrec.
La Confession d'un enfant du siècle (Confession of a child of the century) is a novel written by the French poet Alfred de Musset (–57). Sylvie Verheyde's Un Certain Regard entry stars Pete Doherty as a listless young man in the 19th century.