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My Golden Days (2016)

My Golden Days (2016)

A wonderful French romantic drama with stunning performances by the leads. My Golden Days (2016) Cast: Mathieu Amalric, Quintin Dolmaire, Lou Roy-Lecollinet Director: Arnaud Desplechin Studio: Canal+ etc./ Magnolia Home Ent. 10951 [7/12/16] Video: 2.40:1 for 16:9 screens, color Audio: French, DTS-HD MA 5.2, Dolby 2.0 Subtitles: English, English SDH, Spanish Extras: Conversation with Director, Casting Session, Two Pauls and Three Esthers, Meeting the Actors, Theatrical trailer Length: 124 min. Rating: ***** Similar to Trauffaut with the character Antoine Doniel, Desplechin has here told another cineamatic story with Paul Dedalus continuing from My Sex Life…or How I Got Into an Argument. As the doctor Paul prepares to leave Tajikistan, he reflects on this life. There are three episodes: The first is his childhood in Roubaix France, where his mother committed suicide when he was a teenager. He next recalls a student art trip to the USSR where a clandestine and dangerous mission leads him to give his passport to a young Jewish man who needs it to emigrate to Israel. The third and longest episode concerns his return home to university, his friends, and the love of his life: Esther. I wanted to see more of French actor Mathieu Amalric, […]