Youth Without Youth
- 125 min
- Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola
- Cast: Tim Roth, Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, André Hennicke, Marcel Iureş, Adrian Pintea
- Language: English, Sanskrit, German, French, Italian, Russian, Romanian, Mandarin, Latin, Armenian, Egyptian
A brilliant professor (Roth) despairs of finishing his life's work and grieves for a long lost love, Laura. But after he is struck by lightning his body reverts to its youthful prime and, what's more, he seems to have stumbled upon the reincarnation of Laura. Initially engaging, 'Youth Without Youth' doesn't have sufficient legs to be anything more than an interesting exercise.
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Youth Without Youth13 Dec 2007
Francis Ford Coppola was arguably the greatest of the New Hollywood directors, before losing his way in the 1990s with Jack and The Rainmaker. A decade on and Coppola has returned to the director’s chair with an experimental musing on what it means to…
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