Nés en 68 (Born in 68)
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Retraces the eventful yet ordinary life of a French family from 1968 to 2007, set against the backdrop of the political and social events that have marked these two generations and their hopes and illusions.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 40%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"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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