Exclusive: Hear David Bowie’s Italian ‘Space Oddity’ in This Clip from Bernardo Bertolucci’s ‘Me and You’

Exclusive: Hear David Bowie's Italian 'Space Oddity' in This Clip from Bernardo Bertolucci's 'Me and You'

Here's an exclusive clip from Bernardo Bertolucci's "Me and You" ("Io e Te"), which will make its world premiere in the Cannes Film Festival as an out-of-competition official selection May 23.

It's Bertolucci's first film in nearly 10 years ("The Dreamers") and his first Italian-language film since "Tragedy of a Ridiculous Man" in 1981.

David Bowie also goes Italian in the film with "Ragazzo Solo, Ragazza Sola" ("Lonely Boy, Lonely Girl") — singing the Italian version of "Space Oddity."

As for the plot, it's the story of 14-year-old Lorenzo, a loner who's not above jettisoning a school ski trip to spend a week hiding in his apartment building’s cellar. But then he's visited by his older half-sister, Olivia, who changes everything. Their emotional time together will inspire Lorenzo to see the world through new eyes. It's based on the best-selling Italian novel by Niccolo Ammaniti.

HanWay's selling the film; no US buyer yet.

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Comments

Emiliano

Where's the "exclusive"?
This version is from 1969, same year of the original.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ragazzo_solo,_ragazza_sola

The italian lyrics (horrendous) are by Mogol (the same writer of most of Lucio Battisti's lyrics) and they have nothing to do with the original.
And Bowie sings it in an ugly Italian.

Nino

Pathetic.
Why would you devastate such a marvellous song with this poor talent?
I am sorry to see another Maestro getting lost (

jingmei

What "emotional time" they had, since she's his half-sister, a creative inspiring one? The title reminded Me and You and Everyone We Know by Miranda July.

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