Youth (2015)
First screened in October 2015
Director: Paolo Sorrentino. Cast: Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz, Paul Dano, Robert Seethaler, Luna Zimic Mijović, Alex Macqueen, Madalina Diana Ghenea, Jane Fonda, Paloma Faith, Tom Lipinski, Chloe Pirrie, Alex Beckett, Nate Dern, Mark Gessner, Leo Artin Boschin, Ed Stoppard, Sonia Gessner, Sumi Jo. Screenplay: Paolo Sorrentino.

Twitter Capsule: Frequently risible, occasionally tasteless, but across the whole, the blend of the epicurean and inchoate can be compelling.

VOR:   Sorrentino may need to detach further from Fellini, or impose more method on his free-associative delectation in oddly arranged grotesqueries scenes of pathos. For now, it's enough.

Photo © 2015 Fox Searchlight Pictures/Indigo Films/Pathé/France 2 Cinéma

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Original Song: "Simple Song No. 3"

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Supporting Actress: Jane Fonda
Best Original Song: "Simple Song No. 3"

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