Acclaimed director Francois Ozon (SWIMMING POOL, 8 WOMEN) helms this erotic tale of sexual awakening, featuring a luminous, star-making performance (David Rooney, the Hollywood Reporter) from it's young lead actress, Marine Vacth. After losing her virginity, 17-year-old budding beauty Isabelle (Vacth) takes up a secret life as a call girl, meeting older gentlemen clients for erotic hotel room trysts. But throughout her sexual escapades Isabelle remains curiously aloof, showing little interest in the encounters themselves or the money she makes from them. What then does Isabelle hope to gain by offering her body up to the whims of strangers? a sleek and sexy coming-of-age drama, YOUNG AND BEAUTIFUL heralds the coming of a new talent as guided by the masterful hand of one of cinema's most assured artists.