Nelly and Monsieur Arnaud Reviews

September 7, 2011
December 23, 2002
September 4, 2002
Writer-director Sautet's great achievement is to introduce a world of undefinable impulses; the two actors' great achievement is to step into that world and experience them.
January 1, 2000
It glows with sorrowful humor in its look at two people who seem just right for each other but don't have time on their side.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
These are two great actors giving top-notch performances, and the restrained romance they project is fascinating.
January 1, 2000
It is a matter of great erotic fascination when two people are intrigued by the notion of becoming lovers, but are held back by the fear of rejection _and_ the fear of involvement.
January 1, 2000
With a fine appreciation for the nuances of polite repression, Sautet makes a quiet, careful study of these two lonely people.
January 1, 2000
It's reserved, polished and challengingly intelligent.
January 1, 2000
It's one sign of Sautet's success that, though he presents neither character as especially admirable or exceptional, he makes us care about them a great deal.
April 12, 1996