L'Empreinte de l'ange (Mark of an Angel) (2008) - Rotten Tomatoes

L'Empreinte de l'ange (Mark of an Angel) (2008)




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Tense French drama, based on a true story, about a divorcing woman who becomes obsessed with the life and family of a seven-year-old-girl. With her own life in flux, and facing a custody battle for her own son, the woman befriends the little girl's family, but her increasingly erratic behaviour soon brings to light her true motives.


Catherine Frot
as Elsa Valentin
Sandrine Bonnaire
as Claire Vigneaux
Wladimir Yordanoff
as Bernard Vigneaux
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Critic Reviews for L'Empreinte de l'ange (Mark of an Angel)

All Critics (22) | Top Critics (1)

Nebbou quietly marshals claustrophobia and tension without encroaching on more bombastic thriller territory.

May 22, 2009 | Rating: 4/6 | Full Review…

In the proverbial perfect world, the highly prolific and award-winning French actress Catherine Frot would be as acclaimed on this side of the Atlantic as many of her compatriots.

July 11, 2010 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

With its subject matter, it could have easily delved into the depths of a TV movie of the week filled with melodramatics and distant characterizations.

February 27, 2010 | Full Review…

It's smart, seductive stuff that taps the primal power of maternal grief.

May 28, 2009 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

For 45 minutes, this smooth thriller is genuinely intriguing. But it then begins to unravel, ending up in an unsatisfactory manner.

May 28, 2009 | Full Review…

Films like this - taut, expertly paced - are invariably dubbed Hitchcockian.

May 22, 2009 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for L'Empreinte de l'ange (Mark of an Angel)


Well it started off good & creepy.I almost expected a horror flick or something but as it went on it started to fall apart & whatever potential it had to be even a good movie was gone

Brody Manson
Brody Manson

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