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Café de Flore Reviews

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Steve Macfarlane
Slant Magazine

Jean-Marc Vallée deploys a pretty sweeping arsenal of clichés in shoving his camera through the characters' streams of consciousness.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: .5/4

October 30, 2012
Donald Clarke
Irish Times

The double-barrelled plot demonstrates great imagination. It's a shame that it amounts to so little.

Full Review Source: Irish Times | Original Score: 2/5

May 14, 2012
Eric Hynes
Time Out New York
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The film's delicately curated textures are flushed down the toilet of narrative contrivance.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 3/5

October 31, 2012
Paul Gallagher
The List

Vallée appears content to put his audience through the emotional wringer for no discernible purpose, and the result is a film that is objectionable and ultimately pointless.

Full Review Source: The List | Original Score: 1/5

April 17, 2012
Mike Scott
Times-Picayune

An intriguingly unconventional drama that revels in dreamy interludes, stream-of-consciousness montages and weighty drama - but that never lives up to its stylistic promise.

Full Review Source: Times-Picayune | Original Score: 2/5

January 18, 2013

An overlong film that half works.

Full Review Source: 3AW | Original Score: 2/5

June 30, 2012
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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Goes from intriguing to irritating.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 1.5/4

November 9, 2012
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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Feels less like a movie than like a cinematic jigsaw puzzle whose agitation undermines the very continuity it wants to portray.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/5

November 8, 2012
Brian Miller
Village Voice
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This mushy, mystical French-Canadian melodrama tries to make parallel a pair of love stories: one between preteens with Down syndrome in 1969 Paris, and the second between a Quebecois DJ and his new amour some 40 years later.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

November 1, 2012
Mike McCahill
Guardian [UK]

Remove the subtitles, and it's one of Cameron Crowe's head-in-the-clouds dramas, as scripted by M Night Shyamalan...

Full Review Source: Guardian [UK] | Original Score: 1/5

May 10, 2012
Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times
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It's terribly long and repetitive for so delicately dreamy a diptych, and at times the modern-day story feels like little more than a drawn-out apologia for the wandering male gaze.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

November 16, 2012
Omer Ali
Little White Lies

Disappointing, frustrating nonsense.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 1/5

May 10, 2012
Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve

Acting and soundtrack are spot-on but the frequent jump-cuts and lack of a compelling comparison between families work against the film's success.

Full Review Source: Compuserve | Original Score: C+

October 16, 2012
Todd Jorgenson
Cinemalogue.com

The cumulative effect is more tedious than profound.

Full Review Source: Cinemalogue.com

November 22, 2012
Philip French
Observer [UK]

The French story is fascinating and beautifully acted, the French-Canadian one is romantic daytime TV drivel, and the links between them - mystic, metaphysical, musical - do not lead towards resonance or enlightenment.

Full Review Source: Observer [UK]

May 12, 2012
Tom Dawson
Total Film

An overlong, emotionally shallow study of so-called 'twin flames', possible reincarnation and learning to let go of love.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 2/5

May 10, 2012
Neil Young
Hollywood Reporter
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Decade-hopping metaphysical romance descends into overwrought histrionics.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

November 5, 2012
Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times
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A forgettable film.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 22, 2012

Sun Online

After an exasperatingly lengthy build-up, the secret link between the two stories turns out to be utterly ridiculous, leaving a bad taste at the close.

Full Review Source: Sun Online | Original Score: 2/5

May 10, 2012
Gabrielle Lipton
Paste Magazine

As abstract as the film is in theory, it is brought together with the conclusiveness of finishing a puzzle with no missing pieces.

Full Review Source: Paste Magazine | Original Score: 8.8/10

November 9, 2012
Brian D. Johnson
Maclean's Magazine
September 9, 2011
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