A lovely trailer for Paolo Sorrentino’s Youth debuted today, from the Netherlands. It’s lyrical, sweet and even though it doesn’t feature Jane Fonda’s much talked about wild, scene-stealing turn, it manages to evoke the sense of longing for the past that that lives up to the film’s title.
[box type=”shadow” align=”aligncenter” class=”” width=””]From Paolo Sorrentino, the director of Italy’s Oscar foreign language winner THE GREAT BEAUTY comes YOUTH, about two longtime friends vacationing in the Swiss Alps. Oscar winning actor Michael Caine plays Fred, an acclaimed composer and conductor, who brings along his daughter (Rachel Weisz) and best friend Mick (Harvey Keitel), a renowned filmmaker. While Mick scrambles to finish the screenplay for what he imagines will be his last important film, Fred has no intention of resuming his musical career. The two men reflect on their past, each finding that some of the most important experiences can come later in life.[/box]
Youth will be released by Fox Searchlight on December 5th.