La belle époque

critic Reviews

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    Peter BradshawGuardian
    It's comedy-drama that is not funny enough to count as a comedy and not plausible enough to count as a drama.
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    Peter DebrugeVariety
    Where so many high-concept romantic comedies squander their one big idea, "La Belle Époque" leverages its own to remind how and why we fall in love in the first place...
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    Todd McCarthyHollywood Reporter
    Everything clicks here, all the time.
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    Andrew F. PeirceThe Curb
    This is simply lovely stuff, and is a genuinely loving and romantic film, one that will leave you with a foolish grin on your face.
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    Grant WatsonFiction Machine
    There is a wonderfully sweet confection here to be consumed and enjoyed.
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    Steve NewallFlicks.co.nz
    This French slice of boomer romantic nostalgia wish-fulfillment unexpectedly charmed me.
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    James CrootStuff.co.nz
    Joyously complex and infectiously joyful.
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    Aine O'ConnorSunday Independent (Ireland)
    It's a very complete, satisfying and enjoyable film with beautifully observed and written roles brought to extra life by some wonderful performances.
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    Edward PorterSunday Times (UK)
    This scheme lands Nicolas Bedos's film in a thin mixture of sentiment and zaniness, but when Auteuil's character starts to rediscover his wife (Fanny Ardant) in the present, the results are touching.
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    Sarah CullenFilm Ireland Magazine
    La Belle Époque has curiously little to say about the dangers of surveillance in the modern era.
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