‘My Golden Days’ A Heartbreaking Evocation Of First Love

 

My Golden Days centers a nostalgic and restless man who’s constantly in flux. Paul Dédalus (Mathieu Almaric) is an anthropologist who, while getting ready to leave Tajikistan for Paris, is spending his final moments with a lover. Now middle-aged, Paul is blissfully aware that parting is just a necessary component to life, and that “sweet sorrow” is one of youth’s necessary casualties. For one to move forward, one also has to leave things and people behind, as forever is probably some misguided fairy tale.

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