Me and You (film)

Me and You (Italian: Io e te) is a 2012 Italian drama film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, based on the novel with the same name by Niccolò Ammaniti. The film was screened out of competition at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.[1][2] It was Bertolucci's final feature film before his death on 26 November 2018.

Me and You
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Directed byBernardo Bertolucci
Produced byMario Gianani
Lorenzo Mieli
Screenplay byBernardo Bertolucci
Niccolò Ammaniti
Umberto Contarello
Francesca Marciano
Based onMe and You
by Niccolò Ammaniti
StarringJacopo Olmo Antinori
Tea Falco
CinematographyFabio Cianchetti
Release date
  • 22 May 2012 (2012-05-22) (Cannes)
  • 26 October 2012 (2012-10-26) (Italy)
Running time
103 minutes
CountryItaly
LanguageItalian

PlotEdit

Lorenzo has difficulties in communicating with other people and pays more attention to his inner world. When his class goes to the mountains for a week to ski, Lorenzo secretly settles in the basement of his apartment building. However, his loneliness is interrupted with an unexpected appearance of an unfamiliar girl, whose story is closely interwoven with that of Lorenzo and his family.

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ReceptionEdit

Philip French of The Observer called it "a lightweight disappointing affair".[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2012 Official Selection". Cannes. Retrieved 26 May 2012.
  2. ^ Bradshaw, Peter (22 May 2012). "Cannes 2012: Me and You (Io e Te) – review". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 26 May 2012.
  3. ^ French, Philip (21 April 2013). "Me and You – review". The Observer. London. Retrieved 10 May 2013.

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