Released Year: 2014
Runtime: 131 minutes
Genre: Drama, Music
Directors: Mia Hansen-Løve
Writers: Mia Hansen-Løve, Sven Hansen-Løve
Casts: Félix de Givry, Pauline Etienne, Vincent Macaigne, Hugo Conzelmann, Zita Hanrot, Roman Kolinka, Hugo Bienvenu, Vincent Lacoste, Arnaud Azoulay, Laurent Cazanave, Paul Spera, Arsinée Khanjian, Juliette Lamet, Greta Gerwig, Léa Rougeron
IMDB: Eden (2014) - IMDB
IMDB Rating: 6.4
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 7.4
Portraying a generation so energized by possibilities that it was bound to be let down, Eden offers a wise assessment of the interplay between fantasy and reality on the path to adulthood. The seductive rhythms are a perfect match for a movie that analyzes the unstoppable flow of life.
Village Voice -
A quiet, raggedly beautiful mini-epic, Eden isn't a success story; it's a failure story. But it's also a glittering acknowledgement of the fact that failing is the only path toward growing.
The Playlist -
This isn't a story of success and fortune, but a slice of life with a personal rhythm and a universal beat.
The A.V. Club -
A viewer is always aware that they are being shown a place and an era, which helps explain why Eden manages the tricky business of being a movie that is overtly about lost time, but which unfolds chronologically, without as much as a flashback.
Paul, a teenager in the underground scene of early-nineties Paris, forms a DJ collective with his friends and together they plunge into the nightlife of sex, drugs, and endless music.