The Dreamers Reviews

March 13, 2018
The pleasures of "The Dreamers" stay mostly on the surface. But when the surface is as stylish and sexy as this, it's hard to complain.
January 26, 2006
A real pleasure.
August 7, 2004
Exhilarating.
March 5, 2004
Swept away by the intensity of the characters' movie debates and sexual games, Bertolucci often recaptures the film-besotted spirit of the period.
March 4, 2004
Ambitious and uneven, visceral and pungent.
Top Critic
February 26, 2004
A film about youth and passion that seems old and passionless.
February 20, 2004
Its nostalgia and narcissism are ultimately two versions of the same thing, and neither can reopen cross-cultural channels. Instead they keep this story stuck in the past, frozen and intact and irrelevant.
February 20, 2004
A rare movie made by and for adults, haunts its watcher for some time, despite its shortcomings.
February 20, 2004
The entire film is a charged sensory experience -- a cinematic turn-on.
February 20, 2004
It is a well-made film in many ways, but I found in the callowness of these youths nothing to admire.