The Darling Buds of May
On Bernardo Bertolucci's "The Dreamers"
When Bernardo Bertolucci’s The Dreamers appeared in early 2004, it was treated as if the director had sold out the memory of May ’68 by having the temerity to use it as the basis for a drama about youthful self-invention in which political fervor is just one more romantic pose for a trio of movie-mad kids. The film to see, we were admonished, was Philip…
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