Merci pour le chocolat Reviews

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October 15, 2002
Its captivating conundrum is as subtle as a jackhammer.
October 7, 2002
a poisonous play of parentage
October 5, 2002
A non-mystery mystery.
September 27, 2002
Huppert gives what may be her wittiest passive-aggressive performance yet.
September 20, 2002
Every moment of the way, there is a delectable sense of suble menace.
September 20, 2002
Merci pour le movie.
September 13, 2002
Suspend your disbelief here and now, or you'll be shaking your head all the way to the credits.
August 23, 2002
Huppert has the best poker face since Buster Keaton. She faces the camera with detached regard, inviting us to imagine what she is thinking.
August 22, 2002
An impeccable study in perversity.
August 16, 2002
In his 48th film of his 44-year career, New Wave pioneer Chabrol remains at the height of his powers.
August 15, 2002
The film is a masterpiece of nuance and characterization, marred only by an inexplicable, utterly distracting blunder at the very end.
August 15, 2002
Huppert, for her part, is magnificent, an enigmatic echo of her twisted musician in Michael Haneke's horribly grandiloquent The Piano Teacher.
August 10, 2002
August 8, 2002
This is one of Mr. Chabrol's subtlest works, but also one of his most uncanny.
August 5, 2002
A perverse little truffle, dainty psychological terror on the outside with a creamy filling of familial jealousy and unrepentant domestic psychopathy.
July 31, 2002
Claude Chabrol has here a thriller without thrills, but that's okay.
July 31, 2002
An entertaining, if ultimately minor, thriller.
July 31, 2002
Chabrol ratchets up such a level of suspense -- and Huppert gives such a mesmerizingly deadpan performance -- that Merci Pour le Chocolat turns out to be as irresistible as a piece of dark chocolate.
July 31, 2002
The picture belongs to Ms. Mouglalis, whose adorable warmth doesn't lessen her instinct to exploit.
July 30, 2002
A gripping chamber thriller...
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