MICHAEL CAINE (Fred Ballinger) is a two-time Academy Award® winning film legend whose career has spanned six decades. Caine won his first Oscar® for Best Supporting Actor for his work in Woody Allen’s “Hannah and Her Sisters,” for which he also received Golden Globe® and BAFTA Award nominations. He took home his second Best Supporting Actor Oscar® for his role in Lasse Hallström’s “The Cider House Rules,” also winning a Screen Actors Guild Award® and earning Golden Globe and BAFTA Award nominations. His prestigious filmography includes “Alfie,” “Sleuth,” “Educating Rita,” and “The Quiet American,” all of which garnered him Oscar® nominations, as well as “The Man Who Would Be King,” “Children of Men,” and six films directed by Christopher Nolan: “The Dark Knight” Triology, “Inception,” and “Interstellar.” He can next be seen in Jon Chu’s “Now You See Me: The Second Act” out June 2016 and has recently wrapped shooting Zach Braff's "Going In Style," alongside Morgan Freeman and Alan Arkin.
- 118 min
Starring Michael Caine as Fred and Harvey Keitel as Mick, YOUTH explores the lifelong bond between two friends vacationing in a luxury Swiss Alps lodge as they ponder retirement. While Fred has no plans to resume his musical career despite the urging of his loving daughter Lena, Mick is intent on finishing a screenplay in what may be his last important film for his muse Brenda. YOUTH asks if our most important and transformative experiences can come at any time – even late -- in life. The film is written and directed by Paolo Sorrentino and also stars Rachel Weisz, Paul Dano, and Jane Fonda. The film is produced by Carlotta Calori, Francesca Cima and Nicola Giuliano. The filmmaking team includes director of photography Luca Bigazzi, editor Cristiano Travaglioli, production designer Ludovica Ferrario, set decorator Giulia Busnengo, composer David Lang, and costume designer Carlo Poggioli.