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L'Heure d'été (Summer Hours) Reviews

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Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star

It's not sentimental. Yet it's devastating.

| Original Score: 3.5/4

July 10, 2009
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

Parts of Summer Hours feel very much like real life, which is both the film's strength and its ultimate weakness.

Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City | Original Score: 2/4

June 25, 2009
Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com

Summer Hours is undeniably in touch with the way we live, eminently respectable, and a tad forced.

Full Review Source: MovieMartyr.com | Original Score: 66/100

June 24, 2009
Josh Hurst
Christianity Today

Echoes of so many other great Binoche movies: The haunted quality of Blue, the meditative tone of Flight of the Red Balloon, even the celebratory mood of Dan in Real Life.

Full Review Source: Christianity Today | Original Score: 3.5/4

June 24, 2009
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

Summer Hours is a slow, beautifully photographed film about what we value -- in the emotional and material realms.

Full Review Source: Jam! Movies | Original Score: 3.5/5

June 19, 2009
Ray Bennett
Hollywood Reporter
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Evocative look at a family trying to decide what to do with its treasures.

June 19, 2009
Stephen Cole
Globe and Mail
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Where a Hollywood film of a family feuding over a fabulous estate would surely end with a slapped face and an infantry charge of lawyers, Assayas's work concludes with a smile and a shrug. Life goes on. What else can it do?

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 4/4

June 19, 2009
Greg Quill
Toronto Star
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Performances in this small and profoundly eloquent film are superb, yet none redirects attention from Assayas's earnest meditation on the ravaging effects of a shrinking world on family traditions and entrenched personal relationships.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 3.5/4

June 19, 2009
Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide

Bound up in this haunting, moving meditation on a family in transition are implicit questions about globalization and the relationship of art, life and culture, the past and the future.

Full Review Source: Decent Films Guide | Original Score: A

June 19, 2009
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

Deeply moving in its subtle journey through regrets, memories, and the profound affection that inanimate objects can inspire in us...

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

June 18, 2009
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

As delicate, even effervescent, as any story about the dissolution of family ties could possibly be.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 9/10

June 11, 2009
Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
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This is a movie that, for all its once-over-lightliness, stays with one. Given what it's about, and the intelligence of its makers, how could it not?

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: B+

June 11, 2009
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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While the ideas are worth considering, director Olivier Assayas moves the story at an escargot's pace, and the characters are gossamer thin.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 1/4

June 5, 2009
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

Thoughtful and evocative.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 3/4

June 5, 2009
Beverly Berning
culturevulture.net

Assayas has made a masterpiece with the restrained strokes of a contemplative and intelligent artist.

Full Review Source: culturevulture.net

May 29, 2009
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
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Summer Hours begins with an energetic treasure hunt. It ends reminding us how our lives are spent learning and unlearning what is to be treasured.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 3.5/4

May 29, 2009
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

Bittersweet, quietly poignant and emotionally resonant but without tears, it's a film about art that becomes a work of art itself.

Full Review Source: One Guy's Opinion | Original Score: A-

May 28, 2009
Ben Mankiewicz
At the Movies
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I think you should see Summer Hours.

Full Review Source: At the Movies

May 26, 2009
Ben Lyons
At the Movies
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This is a well constructed, tender, authentic story.

Full Review Source: At the Movies

May 26, 2009
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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You won't find filmmaking more assured, commanding and evocative than that of Summer Hours in its opening scenes.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/5

May 22, 2009
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