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There's some dramatic heft that's missing that might've pushed this over the edge from good to great, but as a showcase for an actress whose gifts are still unfolding before us, it's an easy recommendation.
Far from the solemnity of the academic cinema, the story flows with lightness, humor, charm and, at the same time, with fury when it comes to exposing the effects of patriarchy. [Full Review in Spanish]
Keira Knightley does what she can with the clumsy and basic guidelines of the character, a bronze semblance that also, for the lack of honesty, ends up shipwrecked despite all the efforts that the cast does. [Full Review in Spanish]
Knightley excels -- Colette's growing confidence is entirely believable, precisely because she's never a complete walkover, even at the beginning. Her blossoming as an independent woman and as a writer feels like a natural progression.
COLETTE is the rare film that overcomes a personal malaise [for historical biopics]. Skillful cinematography, excellent performances, and a willingness not to sanitize things are all to the good in this effort.
Colette becomes an intelligent discourse on how - in a patriarchal society - the genius of talented women is not easily recognized, but, on the contrary, tends to be invisible. [Full review in Spanish]
Kightley, West and Gough all give fine performances in this film, along with the supporting actors. Writer-director Wash Westmorland ('Still Alice') smoothly navigates this sprawling story, while keeping the focus where it belongs, on Colette.