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La Vie en Rose (La Mome) Reviews

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Jon Frosch
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)

Even if you're like me and find most musical biopics depressingly formulaic, you might think Oliver Dahan's Edith Piaf movie is a slight cut above.

Full Review Source: The Stranger (Seattle, WA)

September 12, 2010
Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

The French, as is widely known, adore suffering. That's why they love Leonard Cohen, Bud Powell, and Jim Thompson.

Full Review Source: East Bay Express

May 5, 2010
Fernando F. Croce

No regrets for Cottilard's dedication, but plenty for the clichéd pap of the biopic genre

Full Review Source: CinePassion

August 27, 2009
Tony Macklin
Fayetteville Free Weekly

In La Vie en Rose, Marion Cotillard has the role of a lifetime. And she relishes it.

Full Review Source: Fayetteville Free Weekly | Original Score: 3.0/5

February 2, 2009
Heather Huntington

Quite simply, is the best movie I have seen all year.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 10/10

August 25, 2008

Marion Cotillard's Oscar win? Totally justified...Many questions remain for those of us unschooled in Piaf lore. I was confused by some of the causes even as I felt the emotional effects, thanks to deep performances.

Full Review Source: Cinerina | Original Score: 4/5

July 17, 2008
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

Much like the colorful life of the film's subject, La Vie en Rose explores the strange and emotional life of torch singer Edith Piaf and gives Marion Cotillard an Oscar for her tremendous performance.

Full Review Source: Cinema Sight | Original Score: 3/4

July 13, 2008
Brandon Fibbs
Colorado Springs Gazette

Cotillard joins Ben Kingsley (Gandhi) and Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland) in so completely embodying a role that it seems more possession than performance.

Full Review Source: Colorado Springs Gazette | Original Score: 7/10

February 28, 2008
Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews

Here is what made the woman tick, if you need facts, find them in a book, if you want to understand her soul, see this film

Full Review Source: Killer Movie Reviews | Original Score: 5/5

February 24, 2008
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Acaba funcionando mais como atestado do talento de sua protagonista, Marion Cotillard, do que como um tributo digno da magnífica cantora que esta interpreta.

Full Review Source: Cinema em Cena | Original Score: 3/5

January 16, 2008
James Berardinelli
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This isn't the first time Piaf's life has been brought to the screen and it probably won't be the last, but Cotillard makes this particular version stand apart.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3/4

January 4, 2008
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

Marion Cotillard is the only reason to sit through La Vie En Rose, a biopic that compounds its basic tediousness by fracturing its narrative in a vain effort to mask a stale rise-and-fall arc.

Full Review Source: Lessons of Darkness | Original Score: C+

December 30, 2007

Edith Piaf has plenty of tragedy in her life, so the movie is dark and moody, but it's compelling and Marion Cotillard's performance is impossible to forget.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

December 29, 2007
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

It's a mixed bag, snippets of Piaf's life in no particular order, crowned by one fantastic performance by Cotillard.

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: C

December 1, 2007
Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies

Dahan's film is less an ode or a valentine, more of a spectacle of pity, mainly worth watching for Cotillard.

Full Review Source: Window to the Movies | Original Score: 7/10

November 25, 2007
Kam Williams

A relentlessly-depressing, warts-and-all biopic which depicts the untimely demise of a diva due to the toll taken on her body and soul by a combination of unfortunate disasters.

Full Review Source: NewsBlaze | Original Score: 2/4

November 12, 2007
S. Jhoanna Robledo
Common Sense Media

French Edith Piaf biopic sings one lady's blues.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 3/5

October 22, 2007
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Marion Cotillard is perfection itself in this role.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 8/10

September 12, 2007
Jeffrey Overstreet
Looking Closer

... one of the best films about a great artist to be made since Milos Forman's Amadeus. Cotillard deserves an Oscar.

Full Review Source: Looking Closer | Original Score: A-

September 6, 2007
Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan

Expect nominations for this film.

Full Review Source: San Diego Metropolitan

August 18, 2007
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