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Journal de France Reviews

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Jonathan Romney
Sight and Sound

This fascinating film really belongs to those people whose names never made the history books, barely even their local newspaper headlines.

Full Review Source: Sight and Sound

February 6, 2014
Paul Whittington
Irish Independent

These clips are fascinating, but Journal de France would have been a stronger documentary if Monsieur Depardon had provided narrations for some of them.

Full Review Source: Irish Independent | Original Score: 3/5

February 5, 2014
Mark Kermode
Observer [UK]

It's fascinating fare, offering both an insight into the emergence of Depardon's still influential "direct cinema" aesthetic, and an affectionate portrait of a unique visual artist and cultural archivist.

Full Review Source: Observer [UK] | Original Score: 3/5

February 1, 2014
Charlotte O'Sullivan
This is London

Has moments of magic, but you can't help feeling that an outsider would have fashioned something with more bite.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 3/5

January 31, 2014
Donald Clarke
Irish Times

Very touching. Very compelling. Very French.

Full Review Source: Irish Times | Original Score: 4/5

January 31, 2014
Peter Bradshaw
Guardian [UK]

An engrossing and valuable personal record of the work of photographer and film-maker Raymond Depardon, depicting his autumnal journey across France, taking pictures of buildings and street scenes that he believes are in danger of dying out.

Full Review Source: Guardian [UK] | Original Score: 4/5

January 30, 2014
Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

Journal de France is really two films, awkwardly joined but rejoicing in a paradox the French, of all, must surely love.

Full Review Source: Financial Times | Original Score: 4/5

January 30, 2014
David Jenkins
Little White Lies

A nostalgic cine-scrapbook on the life and times of famed French documentarian Raymond Depardon.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 3/5

January 30, 2014
Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

Best treated as a sampler of his career highlights, this might well serve as a good introduction.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph | Original Score: 3/5

January 30, 2014
Trevor Johnston
Time Out
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A fascinating introduction to one of France's major filmmakers.

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

January 28, 2014
David Parkinson
Empire Magazine

Gently moving and subtly powerful, this will thrill Francophiles.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 4/5

January 27, 2014
Simon Kinnear
Total Film

Even in fragments, the humanism of Depardon's gaze moves and inspires.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 4/5

January 27, 2014
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: B-

March 3, 2013
Jay Weissberg
Variety
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A tribute to a masterful eye, a humanistic heart and a wondrous life, "Journal" is a natural for docu fests and Euro satcasts.

Full Review Source: Variety

May 30, 2012
Jordan Mintzer
Hollywood Reporter
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[Offers] up an enticing amuse-bouche to an artist whose body of work has become essential viewing.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

May 22, 2012
Siobhan Synnot
Scotsman

Depardon is engaging, but so reserved that he never quite comes into focus.

Full Review Source: Scotsman | Original Score: 2/5

January 27, 2014
Fionnuala Halligan
Screen International

We never get a feeling for the man behind these images, which may be entirely appropriate in his other work, but here it makes a fragile pillar for a 100-minute running time.

Full Review Source: Screen International

May 30, 2012
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