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La Fille de Monaco (The Girl from Monaco) Reviews

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Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

Fontaine can't seem to decide whether she's making a dry sex farce or a slow-burn thriller, and the movie never really commits to either.

Full Review Source: Las Vegas Weekly | Original Score: 2.5/5

September 3, 2009
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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The film, having paraded itself fairly clumsily as a romantic comedy with psychological twists, turns absurdly serious on the treacherous roads that hug Monaco's cliffs.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

July 2, 2009
Joel Brown
Boston Globe
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The Girl From Monaco doesn't seem to know whether it wants to be a sprightly sex comedy or an enigmatic little thriller. Unfortunately, it's neither very funny nor very thrilling.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2/4

July 3, 2009
Ben Lyons
At the Movies
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The film dances around suspense and satire, but achieves little of both.

Full Review Source: At the Movies

July 6, 2009
Tricia Olszewski
Washington City Paper

The film's love triangle and subsequent tonal 180 is a head-scratcher that renders it neither a comedy nor drama. What it feels like instead is a trifle -- and not one compelling enough to recommend.

Full Review Source: Washington City Paper

July 2, 2009
Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

When, far too late in the day for us to care, they enter Hitchcock territory, the plot shift gives you the cinematic equivalent of whiplash and leaves you holding your head, wondering how on earth it happened and really rather wishing it hadn't.

Full Review Source: Eye for Film | Original Score: 2.5/5

November 13, 2009
Bruce Demara
Toronto Star
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As a solid thriller, La fille de Monaco feels like it's missed the mark.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 24, 2009
Kent Turner
Film-Forward.com

If a man had directed The Girl from Monaco, this erstwhile comedy would be labeled misogynistic -- a charge that would stick.

Full Review Source: Film-Forward.com | Original Score: 1.5/5

March 19, 2009
John Anderson
Washington Post
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For all the elasticity of the form, Anne Fontaine's Girl is still a cloying bit of business, rarely very funny and never smart enough to make a solid point, at least about anything we don't already know.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

July 2, 2009
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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Somehow Ms. Fontaine's attempt to mix styles and genres does not quite work, and instead of drawing tighter, The Girl from Monaco snaps and slackens, its apparent ingenuity revealed as a dubious contrivance.

| Original Score: 2.5/5

July 3, 2009
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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At best diverting, at worst an almost self-parodic compendium of French film cliches.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 3, 2009
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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It's often sparkling, always stylish -- but ultimately no more significant than another day at an overpriced resort.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 3, 2009
Chris Cabin
Filmcritic.com

Obsessed with the image of its tall and tan leading lady, The Girl from Monaco ends up a weak cocktail with a big red cherry floating between its ice cubes.

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 2.5/5

July 2, 2009
Ryan Stewart
Slant Magazine

The Girl from Monaco is a frustratingly suspense-free affair.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 1.5/4

July 1, 2009
Peter Canavese
Palo Alto Weekly

The French comedy-drama The Girl from Monaco demonstrates how an excess of liberté and fraternité can be hazardous to the health, especially where there is an absence of egalité.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

July 10, 2009
Jeanne Kaplan
Kaplan vs. Kaplan

C'est dommage, I have encountered a real French dud!

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July 7, 2009
David Kaplan
Kaplan vs. Kaplan

So what else is there to remotely recommend this film? As the French say, "rien".

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July 7, 2009
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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The Girl From Monaco may be momentarily entertaining, but don't expect anything profound from the lightweight saga as it wends its way to its contrived, TV-movie conclusion.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 2/4

July 3, 2009
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central

If you think I'm being tasteless, you should see the movie.

Full Review Source: Film Freak Central | Original Score: 2/4

July 24, 2009
Doris Toumarkine
Film Journal International

Silly romantic comedy about a very proper top Parisian criminal lawyer on a case in Monaco where he falls for a trashy local eludes both truths and justice to its audience. Some pretty Monegasque scenery and a cameo from acting vet Stéphane Audran are no

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

June 17, 2009
Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
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September 9, 2009
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