- Summary: In Kids of Today, legendary seventy’s French rock critic Yves Adrien becomes an obsession of a young counterculture group. Music from yesterday and today pave a revolutionary road through the generational collision. From the opening scene, the film uses William S. Burroughs cut up style stororytelling with an excerpt from the classic silent film The Cabinet of Dr Caligari then quickly cuts to the electro-punk band Crystal Castles intertwining the decadent pasts and urban futures. (Factory 25)… Expand
- Director: Jérôme de Missolz
- Genre(s): Drama, Fantasy, Musical
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While this uncataloguable and entrancing film gazes back in nostalgia to a time of performance-art priapism when everyone seems to have known Warhol, it also leaves room for a particularly hopeful diagnosis of the present.
Refraining images of the mind-controlled sleepwalker Cesare from The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari seem to submit Adrien as a Svengali-like figure to the kids, even as his "Iggy used to say . . ." pickups to fresh-faced scenesters don't seem to pay off.