Mademoiselle Chambon Reviews

September 21, 2011
A heartbreaking, ambiguous twist on 'Brief Encounter', railway station finale and all. Take hankies.
October 29, 2010
A charmingly direct film of simple contrasts about the difficulty of change.
September 16, 2010
One way to think of Mademoiselle Chambon (a chambon is a piece of a horse's halter) is as Brief Encounter as reimagined by Eric Rohmer.
September 10, 2010
Mademoiselle Chambon is moving in spots, but it doesn't stir you the way the best films about heartache do. You feel for these two star-crossed lovers, then forget about them the moment the movie is over.
September 10, 2010
Mademoiselle Chambon is about love in midlife, about two souls meeting, and how that can be the most beautiful thing in the world but also the most inconvenient.
August 27, 2010
Briz does score a nifty variation on the clichd rushing-to-meet-destiny climax. But this encounter, brief indeed at a mere 90 minutes, doesn't fully convince.
July 23, 2010
An exquisite chamber piece made with the kind of sensitivity and nuance that's become almost a lost art.
July 6, 2010
Thoughtful and endearing.
July 6, 2010
Small-scale but big-hearted French romance packs a wallop.
May 28, 2010
This small, nearly perfect film is a reminder that personal upheavals are as consequential in people(TM)s lives as shattering world events.