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A Summer's Tale Reviews

Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader
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Few directors could say as much with as little as Eric Rohmer.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader | Original Score: 4/4

August 22, 2014
Barbara VanDenburgh
Arizona Republic
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There's a purity to the experience of watching a film so naturalistic, like living in someone else's life for two hours.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 4/5

August 21, 2014
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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The best films leave space for viewers to interpret the action. Here Rohmer insists on it.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

July 31, 2014
Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
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This is a movie of high innocence, set at a time in life when romantic love is still a frolic and the seaside is a balm that quells all ills.

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

July 18, 2014
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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Astute, unhurried and gently amusing, it will be welcomed by the director's fans while serving as a fine introduction for those who know him not.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times

July 17, 2014
Tom Keogh
Seattle Times
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The world turns, the sun rises and sets, and the ocean's waves splash on idyllic beaches in Eric Rohmer's "A Summer's Tale."

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

July 17, 2014
John Anderson
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For all his seeming facility with the opposite sex, Gaspard is really a romantic idiot. And aren't we all, Rohmer suggests.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 3.5/4

July 10, 2014
Mark Jenkins
Washington Post
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The fresh-faced actors, realistic dialogue and naturalistic performances suggest a casual approach, but as the story progresses, the filmmaker's control is increasingly evident.

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

July 10, 2014
Chris Nashawaty
Entertainment Weekly
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Originally released in 1996 in France (but never before in the U.S.), Eric Rohmer's sun-kissed love quadrangle remains as fresh and romantically profound as it was 18 years ago.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A-

June 20, 2014
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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"A Summer's Tale" has room to focus on Rohmer's brilliance at revealing human nature through articulate, multidimensional characters, perfectly cast, who in some ways seem to exist outside of time.

Full Review Source: New York Times

June 19, 2014
Alonso Duralde
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Discovering that there's a 1996 movie by Eric Rohmer that's only now making it into U.S. theaters is like finding a $20 bill in an old pair of pants.

Full Review Source: TheWrap

June 19, 2014
Keith Uhlich
Time Out New York
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Think of it as a thriller by Hitchcock-a Rohmer favorite-only with words, not knives, that cut straight to the heart.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 5/5

June 18, 2014
Jonathan Kiefer
Village Voice
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A Summer's Tale feels like a great beach read of a movie, that deceptively slender paperback you tuck into your luggage because it's substantial without weighing much.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

June 17, 2014
Richard Brody
New Yorker
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[It's] as if the director had been awaiting for half a century the artistry with which to exorcise his memories of embarrassment, pain, and sexual frustration.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

June 6, 2011
Todd McCarthy
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A Summer's Tale is vintage Eric Rohmer, his most richly satisfying film in a number of outings.

Full Review Source: Variety

March 26, 2009
Keith Phipps
AV Club
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Poupaud may come off as callow and timid... but Rohmer seems to suggest that his youthful mistakes will make him a better man, a typically generous, hopeful, and convincing sentiment in a disarmingly winning film.

Full Review Source: AV Club

August 15, 2006
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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The third, sunniest and funniest of Rohmer's seasonal tales.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006
James Berardinelli
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At the age of 76, filmmaker Eric Rohmer probably has a better understanding of young love than most young lovers do.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3.5/4

February 14, 2001
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