Le Beau Serge - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Le Beau Serge Reviews

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February 7, 2014
Part mock-neorealist homoerotic foxtrot, part obsessively symmetrical Cahiers du Cinéma analysis of Hitchcock's I Confess
April 2, 2013
Chabrol didn't work out his film-making kinks until his next pictures.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
October 1, 2011
Whether or not (it) was the start of the New Wave, it was the start of Chabrol.
Full Review | Original Score: 88/100
September 30, 2011
evokes a somber and deeply felt sense of shared humanity
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 19, 2011
It presents a bleak, beautifully observed picture of provincial life, later revisited to even more stunning effect in Le Boucher.
September 19, 2011
An important new French director, Claude Chabrol, is unveiled in this pic.
September 19, 2011
Le Beau Serge received overwhelming critical approval of its use of non-professional actors, raw black-and-white photography (masterfully executed by Henri Decae), and personal vision.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 1, 2000
It has a certain fascination as Chabrol's first practical (as opposed to critical) encounter with mise en scene.
June 29, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
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