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Louise-Michel

Louise-Michel (2008)

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Absurdist duo Benoit Delepine and Gustave Kervern follow-up 2004's Aaltra with this sparse black comedy in which the recently-fired female employees at a children's clothing factory pool their funds to put a hit on their callous boss. Out of work and down on her luck, ex-con Louise (Yolande Moreau) proposes to her jobless sisters that they do something useful by ridding the world of the man who put them all in their current situation. But while security specialist Michel (Bouli Lanners) seems

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All Critics (16) | Top Critics (1) | Fresh (13) | Rotten (3) | DVD (2)

Offers a rousing reminder of the power (and eccentricities) of the pissed-off proletariat.

March 30, 2011 Full Review Source: Time Out
Time Out
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Who knew empowerment could be so winning and so simultaneously grotesque?

November 17, 2013 Full Review Source: Film Comment Magazine
Film Comment Magazine

Even by English-language black comedy standards, it's a decidedly odd mixture of fun and revenge.

May 27, 2011 Full Review Source: Birmingham Mail
Birmingham Mail

Some definite laughs.

March 31, 2011 Full Review Source: Guardian
Guardian

Definitely more enjoyable when you break it down into bits and pieces in your head afterwards.

March 31, 2011 Full Review Source: Little White Lies
Little White Lies

Although directors Gustave Kervern and Benoît Delépine strive a little too hard at times for outrage, it's still wickedly funny, and Moreau and Lanners are terrific as the grotesque anti-heroes.

March 31, 2011 Full Review Source: Radio Times
Radio Times

A darkly funny film in the same vein as Micmacs, in this French crime caper political correctness gets le boot.

March 30, 2011 Full Review Source: Empire Magazine
Empire Magazine

The laughs are defiantly non-PC, but there's no doubting the sympathetic handling of the working-class heroes, nor the righteous rage at the injustices of contemporary capitalism.

March 23, 2011 Full Review Source: Total Film
Total Film

This is the best comedy I've seen since Burn After Reading or Death At A Funeral. It's terrific.

October 9, 2009 Full Review Source: At the Movies (Australia)
At the Movies (Australia)

These two losers are so uncharming, so witless, so unfunny that I really found this film about them an arduous experience.

October 9, 2009 Full Review Source: At the Movies (Australia)
At the Movies (Australia)

Often crass and never politically correct, Louise-Michel ultimately fails to reach its potential.

October 8, 2009 Full Review Source: Empire Magazine Australasia
Empire Magazine Australasia

As stylists, Kervern and Delepine specialise in turning industrial landscapes into cartoon playgrounds, through sight gags that rely on offscreen space -- leaving crucial events to the imagination.

October 8, 2009 Full Review Source: The Age (Australia)
The Age (Australia)

Complete with an absurdist black humour and a bizarre collection of farcical set pieces, Louise-Michel is a hit and miss affair.

October 8, 2009 Full Review Source: FILMINK (Australia)
FILMINK (Australia)

I love good black comedy, but I really didn't get this one. Perhaps it whizzed over my head like some of those bullets.

October 2, 2009 Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile
Urban Cinefile

In its funniest moments, the film displays the delicate timing of the best silent comedies.

March 30, 2009 Full Review Source: Film-Forward.com
Film-Forward.com

Anarchic craziness makes the revolutionary message go down smoothly in Louise-Michel.

March 30, 2009 Full Review Source: Slant Magazine
Slant Magazine

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