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La Marseillaise Reviews

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January 2, 2011
An heroic romanticized telling of the French Revolution of 1789.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
April 26, 2007
... the heady, idealistic days of the French Revolution as seen from the street, through the eyes of an idealistic group of Republicans from Marseilles...
August 30, 2006
Released on the heels of the brilliant Grand Illusion, its reception suffered from the belief that a director can't make two masterpieces in a row.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 24, 2006
It is a relief, too, to see the lingering archaism of the earlier sections of the film swept away in an astonishing last third of quiet power.
June 18, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
May 24, 2003
Powerful and poignant, Renoir manages to make a direct, humanist statement about the decadance of the rich and the power of the masses without fuss or extravagance, never patronising or posturing.
January 1, 2000
Fascinating (but not wholly successful).
January 28, 2006
It is probably the least dramatic film ever made about one of the most dramatic events in history -- the French Revolution.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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