Dreamers, The (2004)
One of my personal favorites, based on the "Holy Innocents" by Gilbert Adair. Bertolucci is extravagant as always as he paints the most amazing portrait of France in the '60's in the time of Henri Langois and the riots that broke out as students and extremists fought for their right to art. Within are French twins, Theo and Isabelle (Garrell and Green), and an American studying abroad (Pitt); who happen to meet at a protest at the Cinematheque, and realize they are banded together by their obsession with film. Flashbacks of some of the most beautiful films of history are shown throughout, and the music is well picked with riffs from Jimi Hendrix, the beautiful wail of Janis Joplin, and the deep, dark twang of Bob Dylan. Adair wrote another version of his book after the film was completed, called "the Dreamers," which he dedicates to Louis Garrell, Eva Green, and Michael Pitt, saying, "Any other actors would have been imposters." I couldn't agree more.