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Claire's Knee (Le genou de Claire) Reviews

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February 15, 2015
A constellation of flirtations, glances, smiles and fibs pulled together by Rohmer with an exquisite Lubitsch deadpan, his camera as warm as sunlight and cutting like a scalpel
November 23, 2014
[VIDEO ESSAY] As much a French cultural touchstone as a charming and nuanced picture of desire "Claire's Knee" is Eric Rohmer's best-known film.
Full Review | Original Score: A+
September 24, 2009
Rohmer's playful work is both witty and observant.
Full Review | Original Score: A
October 18, 2008
Despite their constant chatter, the characters come alive without seeming too intellectual or too removed.
November 15, 2007
One of Rohmer's greatest expressions of male-female relationships.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.4/4
October 3, 2007
| Original Score: 5/5
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February 9, 2006
The film was rapturously received as a cinematic equivalent to Jane Austen at the time of its original release.
June 28, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
January 15, 2005
The question at the center of this almost Shakespearean comedy is this: Why is it better to listen to our conscience in matters of love, rather than listen to our wayward, faithless heart?
Read More | Original Score: B+
October 23, 2004
Claire's Knee is a movie for people who still read good novels, care about good films, and think occasionally.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
October 17, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
July 18, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
May 24, 2003
Touching and funny.
May 20, 2003
Comes very close to being a perfect movie of its kind.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
March 10, 2003
Perhaps the director's best-known and best-liked film.
February 14, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
January 17, 2003
A masterpiece.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
September 10, 2002
There isn't much plot, just a lot of humanity and intelligence.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
March 13, 2002
A charming French film about the tug-of-war between a man's structured beliefs and his desires.
January 1, 2000
The penultimate entry in Eric Rohmer's series of Six Moral Tales, and the loveliest, most crystalline of the lot.
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