Breathe Reviews

December 12, 2017
It is clear that the idea is to cause discomfort, and of course it generates it... But the approach advances more as the exhibition and demonstration of a case, of a pathology, than as a drama... [Full review in Spanish]
September 14, 2015
[A]s the two friends' relationship begins to deteriorate, Laurent's carefully weighed naturalism awkwardly takes on the trappings of a horror film.
September 7, 2015
Aside from the innate understanding of female friendship dynamics, it's hard to see exactly what else Mélanie Laurent brings to this overly familiar story.
September 17, 2014
While Respire is initially an excellent portrait of a friendship taken to extremes, it fumbles when it becomes a full-on melodrama.