Comédie de l'innocence (Comedy of Innocence) (2000)
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Critic Reviews for Comédie de l'innocence (Comedy of Innocence)
The stilted style of the drama is meant to reflect the dreamlike quality of the story, but it makes the film painfully slow-moving, even by French standards.
Audience Reviews for Comédie de l'innocence (Comedy of Innocence)
[font=Century Gothic]In "Comedy of Innocence," Camille(Nils Hugon) is a normal nine-year old boy obsessed with his video camera who celebrates his birthday with his parents Ariane(Isabelle Huppert) and Pierre(Denis Podalydes) and Uncle Serge(Charles Berling), a psychiatrist. The next day, he claims his name is Paul and addresses his mom by her first name. Even weirder, he leads her to an apartment where he has never been before. It is there that Isabella (Jeanne Balibar), a violin teacher, lives. Two years previously, her son Paul drowned.[/font] [font=Century Gothic][/font] [font=Century Gothic]For the most part, "Comedy of Innocence" is a suitably creepy movie about motherhood and loss with an unsettling atmosphere and a great cast. However, there is a perfunctory resolution to a mysterious puzzle and a cool setup never fully lives up to its promise.[/font]
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