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Born in 68
Original name: Nés en 68
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Paris, 1968. Catherine, Yves and Hervé are twenty years old. They're students and they love each other. The May student uprisings radically change their lives. Overtaken by communal utopia, they leave the city with a few friends to set up house in an abandoned farm in the Lot region. A desire for freedom and the search for individual fulfillment lead them to make choices that cause more harm than good.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: young heroes, idealism, innocence lost, rebelliousness, political unrest, fighting the system, rebellion, youth, gays and lesbians, against the rules, feminism, nudism, lovers, friendship, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, culture clash, terminal illness, politics, hopes, utopia, society, unfulfillment, family relations, militant ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, year 1968, 2000s ...
Place: france, paris france
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The Elusive Summer of '68
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Duration: 183 min.
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Duration: 124 min.
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