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Original title
Youth - La giovinezza
Running time
118 min.
Italy Italy
Paolo Sorrentino
David Lang
Luca Bigazzi
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Co-production Italy-Switzerland-France-UK; Indigo Film / Medusa Film / C-Films / Bis Films / Pathé / Number 9 Films
Drama | Old Age. Friendship
Synopsis / Plot
Youth is the story of Fred Ballinger (Michael Caine), a great orchestra conductor on holiday in a hotel in the Alps with his daughter Lena and friend, Mick, a director who is finding his latest film difficult to wrap up. Fred gave up on his music career years ago, but someone is determined for him to conduct again. From London, a Queen Elizabeth II emissary arrives, asking him to head an orchestra at Buckingham Palace for Prince Philip’s birthday.
2015: Academy Awards: Nominated for Best Original Song
2015: César Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
2015: Cannes Film Festival: Official Selection
2015: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Supp. Actress (Fonda) & Original Song
2015: David di Donatello Awards: Best Music & Original Song. 14 Nominations
2015: European Films Awards: Best Film, Director & Actor (Michael Caine)
2015: Satellite Awards: Nominated for Best Supporting Actress (Jane Fonda)
2015: Critics Choice Awards: Nominated for Best Original Song
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