Marguerite Reviews

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October 24, 2017
It is Giannoli and Frot's shared accomplishment that we come to feel for this deluded woman, who loves music and her husband with a passion that is returned by neither.
April 8, 2016
"Marguerite" is a dark delight, a cringe comedy that skirts tragedy throughout, examining delusion, entitlement, denial and the question of whether the truth is essential.
April 7, 2016
Frot's performance, as a woman so caught up in the joy of music that she doesn't quite understand how bad she is, is particularly delightful, and often quite moving.
March 31, 2016
We laugh during "Marguerite," but we don't laugh at Marguerite, because somehow director and co-writer Xavier Giannoli persuades us to see in her the universal tragedy.
March 25, 2016
Marguerite is a powerful film.
March 24, 2016
Catherine Frot gives a heartrending performance as the title character, an aging baroness in 1920s Paris who feverishly pursues a classical singing career despite her utter lack of talent.
April 12, 2019
The amazing accomplishment of Catherine Frot's performance is that we both laugh at and pity Marguerite, and regard her celebrity as both a travesty and a tragedy.
April 9, 2019
This is a poignant, simultaneously jubilant and deeply sad championing of singing like nobody's listening.
April 6, 2019
Frot is Marguerite, and Marguerite is Frot - her central rendition is the extraordinary performance of a lifetime, capturing the beauty and innocence behind the voice of a peacock.
October 10, 2018
A strong contender in the upcoming awards season, Marguerite is a gem of a film: intelligent, precisely observed and unforgettable.
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