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Release Date: May 3rd, 2013

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 2 min

Plot Summary
A young French radical (Clément Métayer) travels to Italy and becomes involved with a woman (Lola Créton) who shares many of the same aspirations.

Cast: Clément Métayer, Lola Créton, Martin Loizillon, Felix Armand, Carole Combes, India Menuez, Hugo Conzelmann, Mathias Renou

Director: Olivier Assayas

Genres: Romance, Drama

Production Co: Centre National de la Cinématographie (CNC), MK2 Productions, Ciné+, Vortex Sutra, France 3 Cinema, La Banque Postale Images 5, Canal+, Région Ile-de-France, France Télévision

Distributors: IFC Films

Ratings & Reviews

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  • This is a beautifully crafted work and an acute evocation of its period both in look and attitude, and it’s no less deeply absorbing for being somewhat muted in tone. show more

  • It proves that the screen is the place where a memory can be reborn. show more

  • Too bad it isn't more engaging — and dramatic — than it is, but this new film, in French with English subtitles, is still worth seeing for what it says of the turbulent state of France in the early 1970s, when Mr. Assayas was a high-school student in Paris, and of the zigzag pursuit—of painting, beautiful girls and independence from a demanding father—that finally culminated in his becoming the filmmaker he was meant to be. show more

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