Nés en 68 (Born in 68)
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A group of revolutionary students experiences rebellion, enlightenment, and change while establishing a commune devoted to free love, anarchy, and nudism, only to see their children eventually engage in a similarly styled rebellion 20 years later. The year was 1968: Catherine, Yves, and Hervé were 20 years old, and the revolt in May had turned their lives upside down. Enamored by the concept of communal utopia, the three friends move into an abandoned farm in the Lot region and establish a commune. Over time, their longing for freedom and personal accomplishment finds many of the friends… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 40%

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"A politically naïve and protracted slice of dewy-eyed nostalgia."
‑ David Jenkins, Time Out
"There's a sense that this lengthy family saga might also be best enjoyed as an episodic TV drama."
‑ Jonas Milk, Little White Lies
"To have the two episodes of Born in '68 edited down and jammed together into a film of maximal length serves only to inflate its many weaknesses."
‑ Tom Hutchinson, Filmstar Magazine
"[An] ambitious multi-generational epic that, even at three hours, feels too brisk. We actually want more time with these fascinating people."
‑ Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall
"Despite its admirable ambitions, Born in 68 feels like an inferior imitation of The Best Of Youth, with some talented actors let down by an inferior screenplay and unimaginative cinematography."
‑ Tom Dawson, Film4
"While watchable in a soapy way, TV level dialogue and script offer few surprises, and characters feel at the mercy of the next big bit of history Ducastel and Martineau have lined up."
‑ Rob Daniel, Sky Movies
"The problem is not length but shallowness."
‑ Martin Hoyle, Financial Times
"What promises to be an epic story of a group of hippy radicals from May 1968 to the present, gradually unwinds into a long, long soap opera."
‑ Peter Bradshaw, Guardian
"Born In '68 is blunted by a schematic screenplay and uninspired digital cinematography."
‑ Tom Dawson, Total Film
"Heavy-handed, Born In 68 struggles to hold your attention despite some engaging moments along the way."
‑ Allan Hunter, Daily Express
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