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La Vie en Rose (La Mome) Reviews

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August 12, 2007
It follows the same template as all the other biopics but produces better-than-usual results, thanks to a shattering central performance.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
July 31, 2007
Pursued, caught and devoured by the past, [Piaf] nearly shouts the lyric, "Je me fous du passé!": I don't give a damn about the past.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
July 28, 2007
Cotillard's lip-synching of her character singing didn't do it for me.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
July 18, 2007
Una biografía inspirada, que repasa la vida de Edith Piaf desde la emoción y los recuerdos en lugar de ser una mera sucesión de acontecimientos. Marion Cotillard no interpreta a Piaf, es Piaf.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 16, 2007
You should regret missing it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.25/4
July 11, 2007
It's early for Oscar baiting but Marion Cotillard's performance as Édith Piaf in La Vie En Rose puts itself on the hook.
July 8, 2007
I had goosebumps from the very first moment, when Marion Cotillard's Piaf stands centre stage in New York in 1959, singing from her soul. It's an extraordinary performance from an almost unrecognisable Cotillard
July 6, 2007
This is a surreal and exhausting experience.
July 6, 2007
Marion Cotillard tears up all the available scenery in this overblown, achronological biopic of French pop singer Edith Piaf.
July 6, 2007
...this is a remarkably evenhanded, unflatteringly honest depiction of the singer and her devastating last days, played magnificently by virtual unknown Marion Cotillard.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 6, 2007
La Vie is a movie so frantic to get to it all that nothing is more than touched on.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
July 3, 2007
Marion Cotillard invests the role with so many tics, exaggerated hand gestures and eye-rolls that it seems she is possessed by the ghost of Geraldine Page.
Read More | Original Score: 0/5
July 2, 2007
Marion Cotillard is fantastic. It is the best sync singing, including body language, since Larry Parks in 'The Jolson Story.'
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: A
July 1, 2007
There's no arguing the excellence of the performance at the center of this ambitious and erratic biopic about French singing sensation Edith Piaf.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 29, 2007
The film does get a little overwhelmingly dark. This may be an accurate picture of what Piaf's life was like, but watching nearly 2 1/2 hours of it is a bit much.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 29, 2007
The constant that makes La Vie en Rose so compelling is Cotillard's dynamic portrayal of Piaf.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
June 29, 2007
I got a familiar gut feeling: There is this year's Oscar-winning best-actress performance.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
June 29, 2007
Piaf's spirit, those evocative songs and Cotillard's impressive work make it compelling. It's not an ideal film, but it has the virtue of the ideal star, and that counts.
Read More | Original Score: B
June 29, 2007
The saucer-eyed Cotillard is convincing and astonishing, and she anchors a film that is less show-biz formulaic and more intriguing than its recent American counterparts, 'Walk the Line' and 'Ray.'
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 27, 2007
La Vie en Rose provides a tantalizing introduction to the tiny dynamo that was Edith Piaf but it's far from being a definitive or enlightening portrait of the famous singer.
Read More | Original Score: 5/10
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