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Life is a Bed of Roses Reviews

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June 21, 2010
A unique and funny film from intellectual French director Resnais.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 14, 2010
Utopia is folly, though human fluidity here is the stuff of both Wagnerian myth and Gallic farce
February 1, 2008
Often very funny and witty.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
January 3, 2008
Resnais raises more questions than he answers in this fascinating three-section parable about utopianism, education and love.
June 30, 2007
It's more memorable for various isolated witticisms and images than it is as a coherent whole. And its flightier touches can be deadly.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
June 30, 2007
The material manages at once to be both precious and dry, the staging is unprofitably claustrophobic, and the structure less ingenious than arbitrary.
Top Critic
June 30, 2007
Resnais speculates on the utopian dream that life is infinitely perfectable, that human chaos, despair and horror can be spirited or educated out of existence. There are two stories, to correspond to each of these possibilities.
June 27, 2007
What happens when a skeptic tackles tranquility? He makes it look dangerous.
Full Review | Original Score: 60/100
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