Jealous (Jalouse) Reviews

December 13, 2018
Jealous works from a character that does not try to fall well, or believe that comedy needs it to get the laughs. [Full Review in Spanish]
December 13, 2018
Obviously without Karin Viard... the end result would not have been possible. [Full review in Spanish]
December 13, 2018
A film that uniquely deposits its comedy so that it resounds with the audience in the form of laughter and reflection, empathizing with the character and reflecting on women, their daily life and position in the modern world. [Full Review in Spanish]
October 3, 2018
Karin Viard is near-brilliant as the middle-aged mom who is showing all of the signs of menopause but is too self-possessed to understand her body's processes, never mind accepting them.
October 3, 2018
Viard, a gifted, protean actor who was terrific in the cop-drama Polisse and has done excellent work in dozens of French films, has incisive comic timing and also shows us a likable fragility beneath her character's bitterness.
June 28, 2018
That the filmmakers point towards menopause as the cause of some truly awful behavior is disturbing, but Karin Viard's powerhouse of a performance goes a long way towards easing that sting.
May 30, 2018
A n unsettling mixture of proximity, understanding and rejection. [Full Review in Spanish]
November 21, 2017
The directors get much mileage out of Nathalie's toxic behavior, with Viard drawing laughs from what's actually an extremely sad, borderline disturbing tale of one fiftysomething woman's downward spiral into alcoholism, resentment and general misery.