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I've Loved You So Long Reviews

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September 10, 2010
Kristin Scott Thomas seems to want to move things in a ( ... )more challenging direction, but I've Loved You So Long is too polite, too bent on being emotionally accessible, to follow her.
July 6, 2010
A riveting character piece which will stir the soul upon completion.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
November 2, 2009
Un relato sensible y sutil sobre la reconstrucción de un vínculo interrumpido traumáticamente. Más que atendible debut en la dirección del escritor Philippe Claudel, con estupendas actuaciones de sus protagonistas femeninas.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 6, 2009
Too predictable.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
March 20, 2009
The well-drawn, intriguing characters and vividly realistic situations make for an interesting story that holds your attention. The conversations are natural and succinct.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 14, 2009
Philippe Claudel's "I've Loved You So Long" finds Kristen Scott Thomas giving one of last year's best performances in one of last year's better films.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
March 10, 2009
The last-act revelation leaves the audience off the hook in a way that's more common for a soothing Hollywood picture than this sort of challenging French import.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 7, 2009
In the hands of Kristin Scott Thomas it becomes the story of one woman's struggle with the events of her life...
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
February 27, 2009
Remarkable directorial debut of French novelist Claudel.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 27, 2009
Madeline Goes to Prison tops Madea Goes to Jail
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 26, 2009
Reminds us of how truly brilliant filmmaking needs none of the technology and bombast Hollywood has come to depend on.
Read More | Original Score: 90/100
February 26, 2009
Don't let the Harlequin Romance title fool you.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 20, 2009
Claudel has made a very special kind of star vehicle -- the kind that's also a very good movie overall.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
February 13, 2009
The movie's fascinating when it tracks Juliette's tentative, almost unwilling progress back into society.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
February 9, 2009
The ending is a cop-out: It lets the audience off the hook while congratulating it for its empathy.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
February 6, 2009
Thomas and Zylberstein are exceptional beyond the film itself, which demands deliberation and made me wish that it delivered a more memorable payoff for that patience.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
February 3, 2009
The detail in I've Loved You So Long is incredible. There's a tightness of structure that makes no moment seem inessential.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
January 30, 2009
This isn't a movie about big emotional breakthroughs, but about the slow thaw taking place in Juliette's heart, and writer-director Philippe Claudel and the actors do an excellent job in charting a series of small, telling steps forward.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 25, 2009
'I've Loved You So Long' feels convincing even when jolting developments occur.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 23, 2009
A good movie with a great performance, I've Loved You So Long is about one rewrite away from perfection.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
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