If You Don't, I Will Reviews

January 16, 2015
The two leads have played romantic partners in at least three other films, and their unforced intimacy here brings a certain heft to the sketchy characterizations.
January 13, 2015
A quiet, intermittently poignant portrait of two people who've lost each other and aren't sure they want to find their way back.
Top Critic
December 18, 2014
Many of the jokes, like the ones launched at the expense of Mellie's son's psychomotor problems, aim at the easiest targets, leaving the final products simplistic if not offensive.
December 17, 2014
It's sprightly, funny and at times piercingly sad.
December 17, 2014
The loose confidence on display throughout much of If You Don't, I Will helps make the material, however frequently (and often enervatingly) mined, seem fresh. Although dour, Fillires's movie is free of cynicism and bad faith, and buoyed by sly wit.
December 17, 2014
It's a magnificently acrid showcase for two idiosyncratic actors who seem uncannily in tune with each other, even as their characters are out of sync.
December 17, 2014
[If You Don't, I Will is] a disappointing, too-lean portrait of a marriage.
December 17, 2014
Devos and Amalric, who worked tougher in Arnaud Desplechin's "Kings and Queen," win at least half the storytelling battle by seeming as though they actually have been sharing the same space, and the same life, for years and years.
December 16, 2014
"If You Don't, I Will" is a dour, acutely observed comedy about marital boredom that doesn't glamorize or overdramatize the characters' angst.
December 16, 2014
Perceptive and subtle almost to a fault, Sophie Fillires's If You Don't, I Will gingerly metes out insights against their dramatic payoffs.
December 16, 2014
For the most part, writer-director Sophie Fillires' If You Don't, I Will strikes an engaging tone of melancholic humor through its portrait of a French marriage slowly falling to pieces.
December 15, 2014
The movie neither comes to life nor makes much of its artifice.
December 12, 2014
The actors play off one another beautifully, but the film bottoms out just as it's getting warmed up.
October 17, 2014
A playful yet ultimately profound feature, that is uncomfortably relatable at times.
March 11, 2014
The on-screen relationship is dead upon the first scene. There's no else to go but to divorce court.
March 4, 2014
A creative examination of the important role of solitude in a troubled marriage.
February 21, 2014
One to watch and laugh ruefully at with your partner if you're in a pretty secure place-those on the skids should not apply.