‘Les Particules’ Review: A Coming-of-Age Movie Tinged With Sci-fi and the Supernatural [Fantasia Film Festival 2019]
Posted on Monday, August 5th, 2019 by Sarah Foulkes
You might, understandably, roll your eyes and scoff at a doe-eyed person reminding you that “We’re all just stardust.” When gazing at the stars, the desired feeling of oneness and connection with the universe and all its inhabitants, at least for me, is nowhere to be found. And yet, films that sew a little bit of celestial mystery into the lining without falling into sentimentality can successfully widen their scope. Blaise Harrison’s first narrative feature Les Particules is a welcome addition to the oft-treaded coming-of-age genre by tinging it with sci-fi.