Le Divorce Reviews

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April 29, 2009
Naomi Watts steals the movie.
September 24, 2007
The movie is least successful when it tips from semi-serious to too-serious.
December 6, 2005
January 29, 2004
November 11, 2003
Emerges as one of those concoctions in which the ingredients prove tastier than the finished dish.
November 3, 2003
October 28, 2003
A polished, if inconsequential, piece of film-making, and a welcome antidote to less subtle portrayals of Franco-American relations.
September 25, 2003
While Le Divorce does not attain the excellence of [previous Merchant/Ivory films'] interpersonal relationships, it certainly features an intelligent story complemented by fine work by a dizzying array of gifted actors...
September 13, 2003
Sets a gentle and conciliatory mood that takes a lot of the starch out of the love-hate relationship between France and America.
September 9, 2003
A scrumptious little film that has good intentions despite a general lack of direction.
August 29, 2003
Plays like one of Woody Allen's lesser ensemble pictures, flitting from one upscale character to another just long enough to wring polite enjoyment from their individual tics.
August 24, 2003
It isn't very ambitious but it's pleasant in both its poise and reserve.
August 22, 2003
It is a well-dressed film filled with thought and sly observations.
August 21, 2003
Often amusing, thanks largely to the effervescent Hudson, the Parisian locales and the film's humorous references to the oil-and-water differences between the French and the Americans.
August 20, 2003
...while the movie does occasionally suffer from an overstuffed plot, there's no denying that Le Divorce is consistently entertaining.
August 19, 2003
Effervescent in mood and light on content, Le Divorce gets by on charm.
August 19, 2003
August 15, 2003
The film's most successful performances come from those actors who have a subtle but firm grip on their otherwise skimpy characters -- Lhermitte and Caron, in particular.
Top Critic
August 15, 2003
A delightful blend of American sensibility and French chaos in a movie that is sunny, surprising and consistently entertaining.
August 15, 2003
A charming, always-engaging comedy of manners.
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