Something in the Air (Après mai)
- 122 min
- Directed by: Olivier Assayas
- Cast: Clément Métayer, Lola Créton, Felix Armand
- Language: French/English/Italian
- UK release: 24 May 2013
In early 70s France, teenager Gilles (Métayer), a lycée student, is in love with bohemian Laure (Combes), but then he becomes involved with politically committed Christine (Créton). Assayas' bittersweet portrait of countercultural youth is credible because of its detail and its refusal of either nostalgia or cynicism.
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Something in the Air10 May 2013
Olivier Assayas returns with bittersweet portrait of countercultural French 70's youth
French writer-director Olivier Assayas follows up his epic chronicle of legendary terrorist Carlos the Jackal with this bittersweet portrait of countercultural youth in early 70s France. ‘Diffusely autobiographical’ is how the filmmaker has described…
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