Let it Rain (Parlez-moi de la pluie) Reviews

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February 10, 2019
This movie is like a family holiday that you can sum up to acquaintances in two or three sentences but spend hours agonizing about to your closest friends.
September 18, 2017
The arrival of Agathe Villanova is at the center of the drama in Let it Rain, and the story benefits from giving her more to do in front of the lens.
August 2, 2015
Let It Rain may be harmlessly pleasant, but it's harmlessly pleasant to the point of insipidness.
May 30, 2013
The genial comedy reaches for understated satirical moments.
December 21, 2010
For all the affairs, the jealousy, the self-involvement and the obliviousness of some characters, these are lives in lower case...
October 12, 2010
Incapable of rising above mere pleasantness.
August 27, 2010
August 11, 2010
Not funny "ha-ha" but funny "huh?"
August 5, 2010
Agns Jaoui's light farce is so crafty that one might not notice that the breezy story is really about a successful woman getting cut down to size for being too controlling.
July 23, 2010
Not a laugh riot, but neither is it played for melodrama.
July 15, 2010
It's graceful in presenting its ideas, and what emerges is not a polemic but a kind of snapshot of modern-day concerns.
July 7, 2010
May be a light lunch compared to the full meal of some other recent French offerings but it still tastes damn good.
July 1, 2010
At times Let It Rain recalls one of those Katharine Hepburn comedies where the New Woman gets cut down to size so as not to intimidate the Old-School Men. Yet the film so likably deflates the pompous and pumps up the humble that it's hard not to like.
July 1, 2010
The character conflicts are so decorously handled that after a while the whole enterprise begins to seem more like a good waiter than a good story.
June 24, 2010
Beautifully strange and affecting...
June 23, 2010
Refreshingly (for American audiences, anyway), everyone in "Let It Rain" has genuinely good intentions.
June 22, 2010
A movie in which everyone was this disappointed, and nobody changed, would be a very sad film, and that's not Jaoui's intent. She's not a cynic but a humanist and, by the end of the film, most of these people have taken some steps toward change.
June 20, 2010
It's all a little insular and very conversational, but the setting is cozy and the performances all pleasantly low-key.
June 18, 2010
May not be funny in a ha-ha sense, but it gave me an amused open-mouthed appreciation of life's absurdities, including unanticipated nuisances like bad weather.
June 18, 2010
The performances are excellent, even if none of the characters are all that likeable or involving. Bacri and Debbouze make an intriguing double act.
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