The Dreamlife of Angels Reviews

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March 22, 2002
February 14, 2001
Frank, intimate, touching, with an emotional immediacy that is killing.
January 1, 2000
It's so graceful and intelligent and complicated in its depiction of human interaction that it takes the notion of a remarkably assured directorial debut to a new level.
January 1, 2000
Heralds a humanist cinema that neither shortchanges our minds nor cheapens what's in our hearts.
January 1, 2000
[Bouchez and Regnier have] fleshed out portraits of a depth rarely seen on screen.
January 1, 2000
Completely absorbing, almost rudely poignant.
January 1, 2000
As raw and immediate as it is heartfelt.
January 1, 2000
We aren't just watching Isa and Marie endure the tiny triumphs and hardships of their lives; we're experiencing those ups and downs alongside them.
January 1, 2000
The movie understands what few American movies admit: Not everyone can afford the luxury of following their hearts.
January 1, 2000
In an American indie, the two girls would be cute slackers; in Dreamlife, they're imbued with the inchoate sadness of feminine existential loneliness.