A self-aware window into hero worship.
A journalist and a famous writer – both of them young, insecure men still trying to make their literary reputations – spend five days together, talking incessantly, arguing and forging a kind of wary understanding. The year is 1996 and the...
Asked why his films so often dealt with the romantic travails of people much younger than himself, French auteur Eric Rohmer noted that the passions of youth were deeper, and therefore more worthy of scrutiny, than those of maturity. It’s a...