#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – In an apartment on Manhattan a couple of friends from the New York upper-class meet almost every night to talk about social mobility, play bridge and discuss Fourier’s socialism; the cynic Nick, the philosophical Charlie, party girl Sally and austenite Audrey. They are joined by Tom. His background is much simpler and he is critical of their way of life. But he finds a soul mate in Audrey, who without his knowledge falls in love with him.
Plot: A radical student is adopted by a group of young New Yorkers, serves as a catalyst to alter his and their lives. Gathering in a Manhattan apartment, the group of friends meet to discuss social mobility, Fourier’s socialism and play bridge in their cocoon of upper-class society – until they are joined by a man with a critical view of their way of life.
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I saw “Metropolitan” a couple of months ago, was fairly impressed with it on its own talky, cerebral terms, and took it back to the video store. Since then, it’s grown on me to the point where I have to place its script up there with the best of Chekhov and “The Big Chill.” Concerning the Manhattan prep and deb season of some unspecified year past, “Metropolitan” transports your mind into a social order that exists just beyond our consciousness: where young socialites discuss Fourier without conviction, Jane Austen without having read her work, and love without never having really been in it. It’s sweet, smart and touching all at the same time. The characters are flawed and doomed — though, as one character notes, not doomed to failure, but just doomed to a normal, boring lifestyle — and we can’t help but love them for it. Go to Blockbuster and rent it tonight; if you can’t find it there, go to Amazon, order it, and allow 1-2 weeks for delivery. It’s that good. This was Whit Stillman’s first of three similarly themed films; the second, “Barcelona,” is subpar, but “The Last Days of Disco” closes the trilogy with a delicious return to form.
They won me over
I was prepared to hate this movie, even though or because I was one of the extras in it. Most of us were dazed by the mere fact that we were picked for background because we apparently looked upscale, since most of us were sporadically employed actors living in creepy lofts with too many unregistered roommates, creepier basement illegal sublets, and (in my case) an all-female SRO populated equally by out-of-town career girls and old biddies on pension, many of whom were well along the process of losing their marbles. Since I was also being stalked by a genuine upper-class twit at the time of shooting, I had little sympathy for the characters of a project that I assumed (like many other extras) was a student film helmed by a trust baby.
When the film came out, it upended all these expectations. I *knew* these characters: the outsider who doesn’t know if his longing to fit in means he’s selling out, the snotty guy who’s actually kind of sweet, the “nice” girl who’s never properly appreciated, and the cool girl who takes her power for granted. Even the way the girls try to support shy Audrey over slinky interloper Serena is true to type. They may be stereotypes, but you’ve met them too, regardless of your socio-economic level. The pseudo-intellectual dialogue didn’t make them less sympathetic, it made them more so–they are *desperate* to impress. Well who, at that age, isn’t? Some people do it with clothes or athletic achievements: these kids do it with words. As for the pony-tailed possible sociopath, he reminded me painfully of my stalker–now I knew that these jerks who think they can get away with anything don’t just target little peasants like me. They endanger their own class too.
Everything that people have criticized in this film, the stilted delivery, the awkwardness, is what makes it wonderful. It captures perfectly the struggle to be accepted. You could point out that Stillman does a certain amount of this in “Barcelona” and “Disco” also, but then do we ever really outgrow the need to be accepted? Only the settings change.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 38 min (98 min)
Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director Whit Stillman
Writer Whit Stillman
Actors Carolyn Farina, Edward Clements, Chris Eigeman, Taylor Nichols
Country USA, Spain
Awards Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 9 nominations.
Production Company Westerly Films
Sound Mix Mono
Aspect Ratio 1.66 : 1
Camera Arriflex Cameras and Lenses
Laboratory DuArt Film Laboratories Inc., New York, USA
Film Length N/A
Negative Format Super 16
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm (blow-up), 35 mm