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De Battre mon Coeur s'est Arrêté (The Beat That My Heart Skipped) Reviews

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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Niels Arestrup is striking as the hero's slumlord father.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

April 7, 2010
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

Relying on the enigmatic and sultry charisma of Romain Duris, The Beat My Heart Skipped is a mesmerising portrait of a man torn by two very different sides of his personality.

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

October 18, 2008
Prairie Miller
Long Island Press

A gritty urban romance that touches on the various fascinating ways that music and psychological states of mind interact or clash in a dissonant and chaotic modern world.

Full Review

March 28, 2007
Doris Toumarkine
Film Journal International

A riff that will provide great pleasures to those willing to sample a molto vivace remake of Toback's cinematic ode to torment and obsession.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

March 1, 2007
Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

[Duris] is pure star quality: gloweringly sexy, hypnotically unstable and needy, combining rage and vulnerability in his handsome, delicate face.

Full Review Source: Guardian

January 27, 2007
Philip Kemp
Sight and Sound

Altogether, Audiard's movie hangs together better than Toback's: it's more coherent in its construction, far less arbitrary in its dialogue, and more plausible and considered in its characterisation.

Full Review Source: Sight and Sound

September 28, 2006
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

If not for Duris' amazing, thoroughly captivating performance, it's clear that De battre mon coeur s'est arrêté would not come off nearly as well as it ultimately does.

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

April 11, 2006
David Parkinson
Empire Magazine

Simmering study of a petty hood-cum-wannabe pianist succumbing to his innate violent side -- but there might be a touch too much ivory tinkling for some.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

April 1, 2006
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon

A hugely enjoyable, superbly directed film with a cracking script and a terrific central performance from Romain Duris.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 5/5

December 6, 2005
Philip French
Observer [UK]

The Beat That My Heart Skipped is a work of authority, maturity and intensity that improves on Toback's original film without appearing to patronise or despise it.

Full Review Source: Observer [UK]

December 6, 2005

Une rencontre entre Jacques Audiard et Romain Duris qui consacre ce dernier comme l'un des grands acteurs français de sa génération.

Full Review Source: Panorama | Original Score: 8/10

November 25, 2005
Lawrence Toppman
Charlotte Observer

Delivers its tough narrative straight and swiftly, up to its surprising but satisfying ending.

Full Review Source: Charlotte Observer | Original Score: 3.5/4

October 14, 2005
Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star

It has been very well made, with the often jumpy photography and scuzzy locales that reflect the nervous energy and predatory nature of its young subject. But it also finds the time to achieve some real emotional depth.

Full Review Source: Kansas City Star | Original Score: 3/4

September 30, 2005
Piet Levy
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The actors' touching father-and-son exchanges barely miss a beat.

| Original Score: 3/4

September 30, 2005
Bill Muller
Arizona Republic
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None of this would work without Duris' simmering performance as Tom, a person who's struggling to find his true calling.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 4/5

September 29, 2005
Noel Murray
AV Club
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From its plot to its look, The Beat That My Heart Skipped is designed to express how it feels to be torn between two opposing worlds and passions.

Full Review Source: AV Club

September 26, 2005
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

Duris fills the role with enough sympathy to make the film decent, albeit not as good as it should have been.

Full Review Source: EricDSnider.com | Original Score: B-

September 9, 2005
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

The storytelling is elliptical; subplots that seem important simply vanish without resolution, as they do in life if not melodrama.

| Original Score: '3/4'

September 9, 2005
Laura Kelly
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

The film has a gritty, pounding heartbeat of its own.

| Original Score: 3/4

September 8, 2005
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Holds up as an offbeat film by a talented filmmaker.

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

September 4, 2005

Sight and Sound
June 18, 2012

BBC.com
October 8, 2005
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