Me and You
Me and You (2014)

Lorenzo (ANTINORI), a quirky 14-year-old loner who has difficult relationships with his parents and peers, decides to take a break from it all by hiding out in his building's neglected basement. For an entire week, he will finally avoid… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 4, 2014
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Critic Score: 69% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A minor entry in a magnificent filmography, Me and You doesn't stand with Bertolucci's greatest works, but it's still an engaging character study.

Keith Staskiewicz
Entertainment Weekly

The movie is slight but observant and not nearly as maestro-batory as some of Bertolucci's other work.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

Though the setting is a retreat from the world, where not terribly much happens, within its confines Lorenzo gets an eye-opener about both human frailty and interconnectedness, courtesy of someone even more troubled than he is.

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Geoff Andrew
Sight and Sound

[Me and You] is a modest film, then, but enjoyably so.

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

The defining emotion here... is a characteristic warmth toward -- and envy of -- young people coming into bloom.

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Matt Zoller Seitz

Bertolucci is indeed a master, and "Me and You" evidences numerous thematic connections to his earlier work as well as constant proof of his distinctive gifts as a stylist.

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Kevin Jagernauth
The Playlist

A minor effort at best, and disappointingly lacking a sense of energy or intent, "Me And You" is Bertolucci exercising his filmmaking muscles, but not flexing them.

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

The film's a treat to watch, with luxuriant camerawork by Fabio Cianchetti and a gorgeous, intimate score by Franco Piersanti.

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Tomas Hachard

Mostly what's missing in Me and You, what drains it of insight and resonance, is a sense of the world outside of Lorenzo's apartment building.

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Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

Despite Bertolucci's keen eye, Antinori's wolfish face, Falco's impressive work (watch her mischievous smile turn into a lean, hungry, vengeful stare in a bravura scene), and a few striking moments, a strong sense of going-through-the-motions persists.

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Flixster Audience Score: 51% Flixster User Reviews
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Bertolucci seems aware of the fascination that he creates with his young protagonist, using the light and close-ups to explore how he curiously appears both… More
Anthony Le
At CIFF, I was informed that Bernardo Bertolucci directed this film in a wheelchair. As if the direction job wasn't hard enough, he had to do it with… More
Pierluigi Puccini
Only a tiny glimpse of the capacities of a daring filmmaker who long ago had the power, will and talent to incite, inspire, repel or seduce audiences with a… More
Panta Oz
This Italian drama directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, one of my favourite directors, is not a Bertolucci I know and love. Don't get me wrong, it is not a… More