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The Dreamers

Release Date: January 1st, 2003

R|1 hr. 52 min.

Plot Summary
In May 1968, the student riots in Paris only exacerbate the isolation felt by three youths: an American exchange student named Matthew (Michael Pitt) and twins Théo (Louis Garrel) and Isabelle (Eva Green). Having bonded over their mutual love of cinema, Matthew is fascinated by the sense of intimacy shared by Isabelle and Theo, who were born conjoined. When the twins' bohemian parents go away for a month, they ask Matthew to stay at their place, and the three lose themselves in fantasy.

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Genres: Drama

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critic reviews( 3 )
  • The Dreamers may go slack when you most want it to soar, but it also seduces with eroticism and resonates with ideas. show more

  • More unfortunately still, the elements of the story fit poorly, like a Tucker decked out as a sexmobile. show more

  • My guess is that The Dreamers will have a certain resonance for those of us who discovered movies and sex at the same time during the '60s. For the rest of you, the film is a curiosity about cinegenic youths baring their bodies while thinking they are baring their souls. show more

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