Laissez-passer Reviews

July 18, 2005
May 17, 2004
[Director] Tavernier takes his time in capturing this time period - at the expense of a concise narrative and often the viewer's interest.
May 8, 2004
Tavernier's fatal flaw is letting the film bog down in studio politics and the filmmaking process, something which hasn't carried a "serious" film since The Player.
January 23, 2004
Longer than 2 1/2 hours, there's too much to sort out and the confusion becomes annoying.
March 28, 2003
There's an epic here, but you have to put it together yourself.
February 7, 2003
There's an excellent 90-minute film here; unfortunately, it runs for 170.
October 17, 2002
Alternately frustrating and rewarding.
October 11, 2002
Some episodes work, some don't.
October 2, 2002
Safe Conduct, however ambitious and well-intentioned, fails to hit the entertainment bull's-eye.