Does it bother me that my daughter doesn't join in when the other little girls are playing house? Not for a second. She's over with the boys, running faster and jumping higher than she ever would with Cinderella slippers on. In any case, she'll always be a princess in my eyes. A tangled-haired, grubby-faced, puddle-stomping, world-conquering princess.
With her cropped blonde hair, baggy T-shirt and shorts, 10-year-old Laure (Zoé Héran) looks like the older brother of six-year-old Jeanne (the gorgeous Malonn Lévana). When the family moves to a new apartment in the suburbs of Paris, a bored Laure watches kids from the estate playing nearby and longs to join in.