La Ronde Reviews

May 27, 2019
Its whole outlook on human desire is jaded and cynical, and yet the tone is breezily charming throughout. Here, love is bittersweet all round.
May 22, 2019
A magical portmanteau piece which is full of charm and personality.
January 9, 2018
The performers are as seductive as the script. It's quite an affaire.
March 21, 2013
In what it means to do - capture the first rush of attraction - La Ronde has few screen equals.
July 26, 2011
max Ophuls's merry-go-round narrative, based on Schnitzler's famous play, is exquistely directed and played by best actors of Frenhc cinema: Darriuex, Signoret, Barrault.
December 6, 2009
... a film of sparking wit, visual grace, continental sophistication and elegant poise.
September 12, 2008
Each vignette conforms to a tight, outgrowing pattern, so that they each have equal weight, even if Danielle Darrieux's first segment is the one that lingers in the mind.
September 9, 2008
Never seems more than whimsical.
August 8, 2008
Visually brilliant, innovatively told drama.
February 29, 2008
[Ophuls'] most characteristic movie (a good one to start with for beginners).
October 19, 2007
February 9, 2005
Elegant and lighter than air, La Ronde is a delightful treat.
June 5, 2004
Charming as can be, but with a dark underbellly that belies it.
May 29, 2004
February 8, 2004
October 16, 2003