Ensemble, c'est tout (Hunting and Gathering) (2007)


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Acclaimed director Claude Berri (Jean de Florette) helms the whimsical romantic comedy Ensemble, c'est tout (Hunting and Gathering, 2007). A box office blockbuster in France, the picture follows the romantic couplings that form in the lives of several lonely Parisian singles. The lead characters include: an emotionally fragile, exhausted cleaning lady named Camille (Audrey Tatou) who is suffering from anorexia; a well-to-do young man named Phillibert struggling with his own sexual orientation … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama , Romance , Comedy
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Critic Reviews for Ensemble, c'est tout (Hunting and Gathering)

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | May 20, 2008
Top Critic

...a French version of a tale that's become all too familiar in American Independent filmmaking - that of a family constructed from the broken remains of several.

Full Review… | July 1, 2008
Reeling Reviews

Very simple yet very effective...

Full Review… | April 6, 2008
Reel Film Reviews

A charming and uplifting film with engaging performances and a music score ripe for humming, even though it is not director Claude Berri's most complete work

Full Review… | December 7, 2007
Urban Cinefile

Frothy and intelligent in all the right places until the film's overly clichéd ending robs it of much of its off-kilter charm.

Full Review… | July 11, 2007

Full Review… | August 7, 2008
Sacramento News & Review

Audience Reviews for Ensemble, c'est tout (Hunting and Gathering)


Usually I have seen that many foreign films are highly over-rated.
But this one deserved every applause it could get. This is a beautiful film about friendship and love; more importantly, very well shot, without the typical FrenchMovie gimmicks like crazy camera angles or twisted plot lines.

Sajin P A

Super Reviewer


Amusing, engaging and touching, with splendid performances. This French romantic-drama frilm is fascinating and entertaining look at four very dissimilar people whose lives suddenly interconnect. So emotionally as what I thought these are alike family they care about each other.
Beautiful French actress Audrey Tautou makes her fantastic performance as poor cleaner who is bored with life before things changes to spend with two flatmates. I love French movies.

Dean McKenna

Super Reviewer

I enjoyed this one a lot more than I expected to! It did not look half as light and funny as it was from the trailer. This is just a nice film, nothing clever about it and missing the abrupt ending French films often have. (Actually the one fault I could find with it was that the ending was a little too stick-your-fingers-down-your-throat-nauseating), but no one else who saw it with me was complaining, so perhaps that was just me! Fans of chick flicks, who don't mind reading subtitles, will enjoy this and probably pretty much anyone who liked Audrey Tautou in "Amelie". I would have to say that Laurent Stocker stole the show in this though with his character Philibert - absolutely hilarious, although how anyone is meant to believe that character is not gay is beyond me!

Nicki Marie

Super Reviewer

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