Something In The Air
A semi-autobiographical drama from director Olivier Assayas set in 1970s Paris
Marlon Brando plays a parody of his Godfather character in this funny send-up of the sometimes stuffy genre of Mafia melodrama. Matthew Broderick plays a film student who gets drawn into working for the mob under the tutelage of Capo Brando. To begin with he gets by undetected thanks to his expertise in the cinema's depiction of the criminal community, but will his knowledge help or hinder his safety in the long run?
It's a nice premise, film informing life, and Bergman's film succeeds thanks to its sprightly pace, modest but fully realised ambition and the ever affable Broderick.
Brando is hilarious.
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Film4.com editor Catherine Bray catches a morning screening of Sideways director Alexander Payne's Nebraska at Cannes... In 1985, Alexander Payne made a short film called Carmen, which relocated th