Folies Bergère Reviews

April 26, 2016
The film is given life by its superb acting, in particular Huppert's beautifully subtle and textured performance (watch for the great, silent scene at a window near the end).
March 22, 2016
Innocent and light, one wishes every affair would end as easy and delicately as the one Fitoussi proposes. [Full Review in Spanish]
December 22, 2014
I suppose you'd call it a slight film, but slightness is its virtue.
December 22, 2014
Isabelle Huppert fronts an unmistakably French comedy of manners that also plays well as a universally accessible study of grace under pressure of unforeseen change.
December 22, 2014
If Alexander Payne had been born in Normandy rather than Nebraska, he might have made a film like "Paris Follies.
December 22, 2014
Isabelle Huppert impresses as a middle-aged farmer's wife who decides to treat herself to three days in Paris.
December 22, 2014
A refreshingly non-judgemental film devoid of melodramatic ideas of guilt and comeuppance that tries in earnest, but always with a light touch, to comprehend the troubled hearts of its middle aged characters.
December 12, 2014
The film meanders, intentionally. It keeps its purpose hidden that way. It's an odd kind of romance, to be sure, but rewarding for anyone not born yesterday.
December 11, 2014
Middle-age restlessness and marital infidelity are hardly untapped topics, especially when it comes to French cinema, but in Marc Fitoussi's gently comedic Folies Bergere, these subjects are explored with a deft, bittersweet touch.
December 6, 2014
Cows, boredom and infidelity form part of an interesting jigsaw in Marc Fitoussi's highly enjoyable outing that delves into the emotional puzzles of a long-term relationship
October 2, 2014
It's an entirely pleasant but inconsequential way to spend a couple hours, and maybe pick up a trite life lesson along the way.