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Trouble in Paradise Reviews

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TIME Magazine
February 4, 2009
Trouble in Paradise is a triumph of direction and decor which could have been accomplished only by that scowling, heavy-jowled Teuton who is Paramount's chief contribution to the civilized cinema, Ernst Lubitsch.
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
February 4, 2009
It's possible to prefer other Ernst Lubitsch films for their more serene stylings and more plangent emotions, but this 1932 production is probably the most perfectly representative of his works.
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Variety Staff
Variety
October 6, 2008
Despite the Lubitsch artistry, much of which is technically apparent, it's not good cinema in toto.
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Time Out
February 9, 2006
If ever a film slipped down a treat, this one does.
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Charles Taylor
Salon.com
November 5, 2003
It's a movie that feels both of its time and ahead of all the times that have followed.
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J. Hoberman
Village Voice
June 10, 2003
This comedy of jewel thieves is itself the prize sparkler of Lubitsch's enterprising career.
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Mordaunt Hall
New York Times
May 20, 2003
In virtually every scene the lively imagination of the German producer shines forth and it seems as though he were the only person in Hollywood who could have turned out such an effective entertainment from such a feathery story.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
April 3, 2001
The situations are adult. The sexual innuendo is pointed and unmistakable. There's a golden glow to the print, and the actresses are extraordinary.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
April 3, 2001
It is about people who are almost impossibly adult, in that fanciful movie way -- so suave, cynical, sophisticated, smooth and sure that a lifetime is hardly long enough to achieve such polish. They glide.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4