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The Housekeeper Reviews

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Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan

I wouldn't want this Housekeeper around my house, but your mileage may vary.

Full Review Source: San Diego Metropolitan

April 23, 2005
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

...possesses a shrewd understanding of the way human beings crave and pursue affection.

Full Review Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | Original Score: B+

January 27, 2005
Matt Kelemen
Las Vegas CityLife

Dequenne fills the free-spirited role of Laura adequately enough. But there's precious little chemistry or understanding as to why she's attracted to Jacques...

Full Review Source: Las Vegas CityLife

May 21, 2004
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a refreshing alternative to the myriad of overcranked stories churned out by Hollywood.

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 2.5/4

December 21, 2003
Susan Walker
Toronto Star
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Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton make the life of a middle-aged single person look highly desirable. The Housekeeper doesn't deal in such delusions.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 3/5

December 19, 2003
Jim Slotek
Jam! Movies

It's as if it's being told to you by a distracted middle-aged narrator who's looking at a beautiful college girl out of the corner of his eye.

Full Review Source: Jam! Movies | Original Score: 2.5/5

December 19, 2003
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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None of this is profoundly new, but the delicacy of the telling is well worth the experience.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

December 19, 2003
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Sells sex like how ice cream is hawked on a hot July day at the beach.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B-

December 2, 2003
Marcy Dermansky
About.com

A lovely film about sadness and mess, both inside and out, and how we are able to make ourselves feel better - temporarily

Full Review Source: About.com | Original Score: 4/5

November 16, 2003
Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel
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With their reverse-chemistry, [Bacri and Dequenne are] so good together -- hot and hilarious simultaneously -- that you'd think they'd been a team for ages.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 4/5

November 7, 2003
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

Both Bacri and Dequenne are surprisingly effective in their performances and manage to sell us on their chemistry.

Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 24, 2003
Sean Means
Salt Lake Tribune

Bacri and Dequenne fill out their underwritten roles, giving this small, unassuming story a few sparks.

Full Review Source: Salt Lake Tribune | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 24, 2003
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee

Berri makes very personal works about men who learn something about themselves rather late in life -- something important -- and The Housekeeper continues to analyze this very worthy theme.

Full Review Source: Sacramento Bee | Original Score: 3/4

October 17, 2003
Pete Croatto
Filmcritic.com

Inexplicably large chunks of the movie are dedicated to Jacques smoking cigarettes, reading books, listening to jazz and looking pensive. What are we supposed to do with that?

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 1.5/5

October 16, 2003
Oz
eFilmCritic.com

Continually has you expecting... the predictable worst, but Berri manages to keep the tables turned on his female lead, and his audience, turning a fairly flimsy storyline into an enjoyable film in the process.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 4/5

October 6, 2003
Richard Nilsen
Arizona Republic
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It's a slight film, well-acted by Bacri and Emilie Dequenne.

| Original Score: 3/5

September 18, 2003
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Transforms a stock male-fantasy situation into something tender and believable...

| Original Score: 3/4

September 8, 2003
Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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An acutely observed (and felt) essay on loneliness.

Full Review Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Original Score: B

August 28, 2003
Sean Burns
Philadelphia Weekly

A modest, at times downright tiny, film. Yet its melancholy sense of humor touched me in unexpected ways.

August 20, 2003
Jean Oppenheimer
Dallas Observer

It strains credulity that these two would get together, and even though the couple's incompatibility is a key point of the story, that fact makes it impossible to invest in the relationship or have any sympathy for the characters.

Full Review Source: Dallas Observer

August 17, 2003
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