Custody (Jusqu'à la garde) Reviews

April 17, 2019
Mr. Legrand is skilled in the techniques of dread and suspense, and without sensationalizing or cheapening the story, he gives this closely observed drama the tension and urgency of a thriller.
July 26, 2018
Legrand in his feature debut shows laudable technical ability and discipline.
July 20, 2018
As in all good movies of this kind, the ordeal of the children is not skimped. They bear the brunt, and the legacy, of the anguish.
July 16, 2018
Legrand... seems precociously adept at turning the screws of suspense...
July 10, 2018
"Custody" can be difficult, even wrenching to watch, but it always plays fair with the audience, and the experience, worth every minute expended, is impossible to forget.
July 7, 2018
We've all seen these sorts of domestic bogeymen before in any number of Lifetime movies. But rarely are they presented with the matter-of-fact naturalism that Legrand brings to his Venice Silver Lion winner.
June 29, 2018
Less nuanced than some of its predecessors but far more stressful, it isn't an easy watch -- nor is it meant to be.
June 29, 2018
Emotionally bruising but not without some glimmer of hope.
June 26, 2018
It's a curious dichotomy that impresses on a directorial level even as it hedges on a psychological one.
April 10, 2018
A father-son drama for anyone who finds There Will Be Blood too cosy in its depiction of paternal love.