The Dreamers Movie Review Summary

Actors: Michael Pitt, Eva Green, Louis Garrel

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Set in Paris during the leftist political uprisings of 1968, the Dreamers follows Matthew, an American exchange student. Through his love of the cinema, he meets siblings Theo and Isabelle, who share his obsession with film. When Theo and Isabelle invite Matthew to live with them while their parents are away, he discovers that they are engaging in a bizarre, quasi-incestuous relationship. Matthew finds himself drawn further and further into the strange, and confusing world they have created.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Polit/Social/Race/Gender activism    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   left-wing-but-not-quite-communist activism! Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Kind of sex:    -   incest

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France City?    -   Yes City:    -   Paris

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   seeing full frontal--women    -   seeing full frontal--men Any profanity?    -   A lot of foul language

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