Mississippi Mermaid (La Sirène du Mississipi) Reviews

April 13, 2015
The redemptive power of love is joined with a stifled guffaw of irony.
November 17, 2011
April 29, 2010
Mississippi is a film noir shot in dazzling color, a Hitchcock movie with the soul of a Jean Renoir drama.
July 8, 2009
Try to view this tale of a siren's song as something chewier than a cover version of Hitch's greatest hits, and what's left is a facile take on l'amour fou.
July 8, 2009
Truffaut's frequently overlooked eighth feature isn't kid stuff.
June 8, 2003
It defies easy definition and blithely triumphs over what initially appears to be structural schizophrenia. It is the creation of a superior moviemaker who works eccentrically in the classical tradition.
January 1, 2000
One of the director's weakest films.
January 1, 2000
A romantic humanist with an infectious love for cinema, Truffaut introduced an effervescence, wit and a gift for brisk storytelling that's still unmatched.