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The Dreamers - Gilbert Adair
The Dreamers
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A tale of sexual obsession set during the Paris street riots in 1968. The Dreamers is about a young American student who comes to Paris in 1968. Obsessed with film, he becomes involved with two fellow cineastes, a brother and sister whose incestuous relationship opens up to include him in their... show more
A tale of sexual obsession set during the Paris street riots in 1968. The Dreamers is about a young American student who comes to Paris in 1968. Obsessed with film, he becomes involved with two fellow cineastes, a brother and sister whose incestuous relationship opens up to include him in their menage. Cocooned in their apartment the three of them push themselves further and further into excess until the violence in the streets invades their lives with violent consequences.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780571216260 (0571216269)
ASIN: 571216269
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
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3.0 The Dreamers
The book is just as great as the movie.
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Gilbert Adair wrote The Holy Innocents a few years ago (which I haven't read). When Bertolucci wanted to film it, Adair wrote the screenplay and rewrote the novel as The Dreamers, although in an epilogue he explains that the book and film are deliberately different. It’s a quick read (borderline nov...
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