Monsieur Hire Reviews

August 14, 2013
Helmer Patrice Leconte's early effort is one of his best. (The spilled-tomatoes-on-the-staircase scene between the mismatched admirers is an unforgettable ode to seduction.)
September 7, 2011
June 17, 2011
A creepy, riveting psychological thriller about desire, eroticism, and voeurism, beautifully acted by Michel Blanc and Sandrine Bonnaire.
January 10, 2008
A highly skilled, almost perfectly sustained thriller with erotic undertones.
November 19, 2007
Michel Blanc is superb as the hapless oddball character.
November 9, 2007
June 12, 2004
Ethereal and gripping.
May 29, 2004
January 19, 2004
Explores the fine line between small and large deception.
July 30, 2003
January 1, 2000
Monsieur Hire is so delicate that you almost hold your breath during the last half-hour. Events of grave subtlety are taking place.
January 1, 2000
Leconte slowly lets the story unfold, building character with each scene, delivering twists and turns of plot that surprise, but are fully motivated and totally believable
May 24, 1989