Youth

Synopsis: Fred (Michael Caine), a retired composer and conductor, vacations at a Swiss Spa with his longtime friend Mick (Harvey Keitel). As Mick crafts what may be his final screenplay, Fred is given the opportunity to perform for the Queen.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Production: Fox Searchlight
  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 16 wins & 53 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.3
Metacritic:
64
Rotten Tomatoes:
72%
R
Year:
2015
124 min
$1,882,275
Website
2,064 Views


5.

The Queen’s emissary puts a cigarette between his lips and is

about to light it when he remembers that smoking is not

permitted. He stammers out one last, lame attempt.

FIFTY-YEAR OLD EMISSARY

If I may, Maestro, the Queen might

take your refusal rather poorly,

she’s not used to being told no.

Fred Ballinger, who is reading the paper, interrupts ex

abrupto rubbing the candy wrapper.

FRED BALLINGER:

I’m sure she will come to terms

with it. There are far more

important things in life than my

Simple Songs.

The emissary is disconsolate.

FIFTY-YEAR OLD EMISSARY

Well then, I shall relay our

conversation to the Queen. Good

day, Maestro.

The emissary takes his leave. His two assistants follow him.

When they get up, we see that there is a man sitting behind

them, who looks as if he has overheard the whole

conversation.

His name is Jimmy Tree. He’s thirty-four years old,

Californian, drop dead handsome, a Hollywood star. Though

it’s still early, he’s eating a steak and French fries.

Hiding behind sunglasses and a few days' razor stubble,

wearing an unflattering baseball cap and sloppy clothes, he

looks undone.

The three Englishmen are circumnavigating the pool on their

way out of the garden, when someone suddenly catches the

emissary’s attention.

This someone is floating in the pool: a man about fifty, only

his face above water. A puffy, South American face, hair dyed

a surreal yellow, full lips, tired features, dark,

intelligent eyes, and furrows far too deep for a man his age.

He stares blankly into space.

The emissary gazes at the South American and whispers to one

of his assistants.

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Paolo Sorrentino

Paolo Sorrentino was born on May 31, 1970 in Naples, Campania, Italy. He is a director and writer, known for The Great Beauty (2013), Youth (2015) and This Must Be the Place (2011). He is married to Daniela D'Antonio. They have two children. more…

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