Me and You Reviews

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July 2, 2014
Me And You is modest and unhurried, at a pace with its ailing director.
July 1, 2014
Not even Bernardo Bertolucci's choice of a lead actor with visible facial acne scars, in a welcome gesture toward authenticity, is enough to overcome the gaping hole of psychological nuance at the center of the film.
June 30, 2014
It's a tender film with great affection for these two souls; but it's also slight and formulaic, with persistent off-key notes, like the youngsters' 1970s-'80s taste in music.
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 24, 2014
Bertolucci, despite his obvious affection for Lorenzo, can't help but seem out of touch, and his hero looks and sounds less like a modern-day teen than an old man's wistful idea of one.
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.
July 18, 2013
Given the director's past form, what's so surprising about Me and You is how unashamedly sweet it is.
April 21, 2013
It's a good deal less interesting and dramatic than Home Alone.
April 19, 2013
While Bertolucci has made many more notable movies, you have to admire his constant quest for a glimmer of truth.
April 19, 2013
It's a pleasing if minor piece of work, like a semi-precious stone that you'd still keep.
April 18, 2013
It's fine, but we expect more from this director.
April 18, 2013
The film is oddball and sad, with occasional touches of that characteristic Bertolucci forlorn dignity. You know it's a goodbye.
April 18, 2013
An uplifting coming-of-age drama that marks Bernardo Bertolucci's return to filmmaking ...
April 17, 2013
Benissimo.
April 16, 2013
It may not be Bertolucci's most dynamic film but the quiet sense of hope that he finds makes it an unexpectedly poignant chamber work.
April 12, 2013
Script and acting are flawless - but set beside Bertolucci's glory years (The Conformist, Last Tango In Paris, Novecento) it all feels a bit slight.
January 31, 2013
This disappointing clautrophobic melodrama, about the bond between half-siblings, recalls better initimate works by Bertolucci, but it's too conventional and familiar to merit attention.
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