The steamy love letter to the cinema flirting with the most watched list on Netflix


Bernardo Bertolucci is one of the key voices of modern cinema, who has received widespread acclaim worldwide for many of his films. His honors include the Academy Award for Best Director, becoming the first Italian to do so, along with a pair of Golden Globes, a BAFTA award and more.

Towards the end of his career, Bertolucci is more likely to receive a Lifetime Achievement award than behind the scenes, directing just three films between 1998 and his death 20 years. One of them, literary adaptation Dreams, has been revived on Netflix.


Follow FlixPatrol, the series about Gilbert Adair’s novels has been storming with subscribers. The plot follows Michael Pitt’s American exchange student Matthew, who is in love with conjoined twins formerly played by Eva Green and Louis Garrel.

They reenact scenes from classic New Wave movies, having a bit of fun, and only a general layer of palpable sexual tension pervades the entire action. Dreams only grossed a $15 million budget at the box office and barely secured a Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes by sitting right at the top of the 60% threshold, which clearly hasn’t deterred Netflix subscribers. The steamy love letter to the cinema flirting with the most watched list on Netflix


Aila Slisco is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Aila Slisco joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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