Youth without Youth

Youth without Youth
Cast: Tim Roth, Alexandra Maria Lara, Bruno Ganz, Andre Hennicke, Marcel Lures
Director: Francis Ford Coppola

Legendary director Francis Ford Coppola returns to the director's chair after a ten-year hiatus with this adaptation of Romanian author Mircea Eliade's tome detailing the arduous journey of a professor (Roth) whose life is thrown into chaos as World War II looms ominously on the horizon.

When theseventy year-old scholar is stricken by lightning, his age begins to reverse as his mind grows infinitelymore brilliant. Now determined to understand the origins of language and consciousness, the fugitiveprofessor leads authorities on a wild chase through Romania, Switzerland, Malta and India.

Youth without Youth Release Date: 20 November 2008