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Gilles' Wife (La Femme de Gilles) Reviews

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Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

It comes off as reaching too far for originality, a sense that is only tied up with a ribbon by a completely dumb and desperate twist ending.

Full Review Source: Cinema Signals | Original Score: 2.5/5

March 15, 2006
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

Call it Through a Glass Fatuously.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2/4

November 14, 2005
Andrew Sarris
New York Observer
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Elisa remains strangely silent, in a mute display of masochism that is guaranteed to make contemporary hard-core feminists grind their teeth in furious frustration.

Full Review Source: New York Observer

November 16, 2005

Dallas Morning News
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Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: C+

May 13, 2006
Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

While Devos provides a striking depth of emotion as Elisa, her skills aren't quite enough to keep the movie from feeling cold and distant.

Full Review Source: Las Vegas Weekly | Original Score: 3/5

April 13, 2006
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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Gilles' Wife is a disquieting film of frustrating subtlety. But Devos is a compelling presence at the heart of it. She, and the scenery that is her backdrop, make it worth the three espressos you'll need to drink to stay awake through it all.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 3/5

February 23, 2006
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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I was fascinated by the face of Emmanuelle Devos, and her face is specifically why I recommend the movie.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

December 22, 2005
Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly
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Were Hitchcock alive, he'd surely claim the ripe and faintly sinister Devos as his muse.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

March 17, 2006
Manohla Dargis
New York Times
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The fascinating French actress Emmanuelle Devos stars as a woman in 1930's France who discovers her husband has developed a passion for another woman.

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

November 15, 2005
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
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Like those '30 classics it suggests, Gilles' Wife seduces us with true cinematic magic: rich characters, great acting and that rapturous old French blend of realism and theatricality.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

December 24, 2005
Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
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Easy to fall into, courtesy of the inviting, autumnal cinematography of Virginie Saint-Martin and the persuasive, committed and sensual performance of the title character, played by Emmanuelle Devos.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 3/4

April 14, 2006
Boyd van Hoeij

A thoughtful motion-picture about the inner workings of a woman's mind that is daringly melodramatic and as sparse with words as its photography is lush and colourful.

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October 26, 2004

It's a French love story that's tragic (is there any other kind), but it does make you glad you're not in the middle of this menage a misery. It's definitely worth a look.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3.5/5

May 12, 2006
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

...there are copious rewards for the viewer who can let things unfold as they must.

Full Review Source: New Times

March 16, 2006
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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Devos is especially adept at conveying raw emotion without saying a word. Painterly cinematography by Virginie Saint-Martin adds to the film's magic.

| Original Score: 3/4

November 16, 2005
David Ng
Village Voice
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Devos's performance is an expert workshop of internalized emotions and silent forbearance.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

November 15, 2005
Jami Bernard
New York Daily News
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This is a lyrical art movie with admittedly limited commercial appeal, but worth seeing for cinematic explorers.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3/4

November 18, 2005
Ken Fox
TV Guide's Movie Guide

This is Devos' show: She has a face as expressive as any melodrama queen from Hollywood's golden age, and for anyone who's yet to experience the power of this singular performer, this is an excellent place to start.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 3.5/4

November 18, 2005
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
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Fonteyne invests the material with a minimalist but powerful tension, and cinematographer Virginie Saint-Martin provides one beautifully composed visual after another.

December 12, 2005
Steve Schneider
Orlando Weekly

Somehow, the plot remains emotionally coherent -- involving, even -- amid a minimum of dialogue.

Full Review Source: Orlando Weekly

February 23, 2006
Matt Pais
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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times
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Derek Elley
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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