Me and You Reviews

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February 25, 2019
It remains remarkable that, at the grand old age of 73, Bertolucci is still making films of intelligence and guile, let alone features about teenage angst and sexual maturation.
August 21, 2018
To Bertolucci's credit, he keeps his young characters' relationship platonic while still acknowledging Lorenzo's burgeoning sexuality.
August 29, 2017
[Me and You] is a modest film, then, but enjoyably so.
December 3, 2014
The movie is slight but observant and not nearly as maestro-batory as some of Bertolucci's other work.
August 28, 2014
The defining emotion here... is a characteristic warmth toward -- and envy of -- young people coming into bloom.
August 6, 2014
Despite Bertolucci's keen eye, Antinori's wolfish face, Falco's impressive work (watch her mischievous smile turn into a lean, hungry, vengeful stare in a bravura scene), and a few striking moments, a strong sense of going-through-the-motions persists.
July 31, 2014
The film's a treat to watch, with luxuriant camerawork by Fabio Cianchetti and a gorgeous, intimate score by Franco Piersanti.
July 17, 2014
Me and You sits on a very sharp edge for the duration as we watch this pasty and pimply-faced kid descend into self-pity.
July 17, 2014
A coming-of-age drama about a boy whose dream of being alone is shattered when his older half-sister brings him back to messy reality.
July 17, 2014
Though the setting is a retreat from the world, where not terribly much happens, within its confines Lorenzo gets an eye-opener about both human frailty and interconnectedness, courtesy of someone even more troubled than he is.
July 4, 2014
Bertolucci is indeed a master, and "Me and You" evidences numerous thematic connections to his earlier work as well as constant proof of his distinctive gifts as a stylist.
July 3, 2014
Lorenzo, the bratty 14-year-old protagonist of Bernardo Bertolucci's "Me and You," is the quintessence of flailing adolescent angst.
July 3, 2014
Me and You has the reflection and patience of age, and the fleet-footed energy of youth.
July 3, 2014
Bertolucci depicts Olivia's ordeal explicitly and the siblings' bonding tenderly. He makes eloquent use of the claustrophobic set.
July 2, 2014
Me And You is modest and unhurried, at a pace with its ailing director.
June 27, 2014
An intimate, miniature and subterranean coming-of-age drama ...
June 26, 2014
With solid performances and decent drama, Me and You isn't Bernardo Bertolucci's best, but it's an engaging and enjoyable enough film from a master of the craft. What it lacks in punch, it makes up for in effort.
June 26, 2014
There's something oddly endearing about Me and You, a minor work from the master filmmaker Bernardo Bertolucci.
June 19, 2014
[VIDEO ESSAY]...a enduring character study that eschews clichs in favor of discovering elemental truths regarding how young people mature through the choices they make.
August 19, 2013
Confidently acted and beautifully observed, this is a masterclass in small-scale filmmaking.
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