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Exclusive: Love Blooms At The Movies In Clip From Olivier Assayas' 'Something In The Air'

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist May 2, 2013 at 10:21AM

Youth, political upheaval, revolt, idealism...it's a heady mix when you're at a certain age, and no doubt those passions -- for the world, for life itself -- can stir up desire. It's that potent blend that Olivier Assayas attempts to capture with his latest effort "Something In The Air."
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Something In The Air Assayas

Youth, political upheaval, revolt, idealism...it's a heady mix when you're at a certain age, and no doubt those passions -- for the world, for life itself -- can stir up desire. It's that potent blend that Olivier Assayas attempts to capture with his latest effort "Something In The Air."

Premiering last year at the Venice Film Festival where it won Best Screenplay, the film is set in the early 1970s and follows Gilles (Clément Metayer), who is graduating high school, and gets involved in the counterculture movement in Paris alongside his radicalized girlfriend, Christine (Lola Créton). And in this exclusive clip from the film, we see how the passion for politics and for each other blends as they sit in the cinema, with the song "The Preacher and the Slave" -- a working man's parody of "In The Sweet By-And-By" -- accompanying their tryst.

"Something In The Air" opens this Friday, May 3rd. Watch below.

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