Jul 10, 2018
While On Tour settles a little too easily in conclusion for the troupe-as-one-big-family clich... the film's engaging confidence and inclusive good nature prove [Mathieu Amalric]'s worth watching both as an actor and a director.
Apr 22, 2011
[Amalric gives] us the flavor of life on tour - the sudden connections and unexpected intimacies that occur when very different people are thrown together.
Dec 10, 2010
An immediate and thrilling experience.
Dec 9, 2010
It's a hugely energetic and appealing film, with a saucy wit and melancholy caught on the fly.
Dec 9, 2010
If On Tour is finally too transient, too light on luggage, to be fully successful, it has a keen sense of the France we rarely get to see on screen: a limbo-land of trading estates, petrol stations and chain hotels.
Dec 9, 2010
There's a strong sense of the tour as work - bland hotels, travel co-ordination, Muzak - as well as the situation's propensity to let cooped-up emotions, from anger to lust, marinate.
Dec 8, 2010
When the film is not too grim to be funny, it is too funny to be grim.
Dec 8, 2010
Amalric's second stab at feature direction marks him out as a talent to watch.
Dec 5, 2010
Amalric nails Zand's well-meaning but hapless nature, even if he does look like a pimp Oompa Loompa.