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Barbara (2017)




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Movie Info

An actress will play Barbara, the shoot will start soon. She works her character, voice, songs, scores, gestures, knitting, scenes to learn, it goes on, it advances, it grows, it invades even. The director also works, through his encounters, archives, music, he lets himself be overwhelmed, invade like her, through her.


Critic Reviews for Barbara

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (1)

Apart from occasional highs linked to songs, such as a beautiful scene of Brigitte in silhouette at the piano singing "Je ne sais pas dire," there's not much development here.

May 18, 2017 | Full Review…

An explosion of formats and textures, layers of narrative, aesthetic, like vital onion layers, in which everything is confused and nothing is incomprehensible. [Full Review in Spanish]

April 10, 2018 | Full Review…

[Mathieu] Amalric confirms he is a filmmaker in full control of his own vision, which intensifies from one title to the next. [Full review in Spanish]

April 10, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

A prodigious polyhedral dialog between archive, myth and representation that surpasses the musical biopic... [Full review in Spanish]

March 26, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

...a film so sincere, it sometimes seems unreal. [Full Review in Spanish]

March 12, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Beyond a portrait, Barbara is also a polyhedral analysis and exalted of the process of construction of any character. [Full review in Spanish]

May 30, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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