Rodin Reviews

June 16, 2020
On every front, the film is a rich, detailed, epic work that drops us into a time and place and allows us to walk among artistic giants in all of their glory and depravity.
December 16, 2018
The life of Auguste Rodin. A genius. A male fatale with his female fatale. A piece of audiovisual art. [Full review in Spanish]
August 29, 2018
There's an impressive preciousness to the photography. [Full Review in Spanish]
August 27, 2018
The script, written by Doillon himself, manages to incorporate with some harmony the artistic thought of the sculptor in the course of this epic tale. [Full Review in Spanish]
August 21, 2018
[Director Jacques] Doillon faced the eternal dilemma that arises before a biopic of an artist of this height: to focus on the man behind the genius, or on the genius itself. [Full review in Spanish]
August 21, 2018
Doillon delivers a non-traditional biopic which emulates Rodin's approach to his sculptures.
August 9, 2018
Rodin flows organically and so vehement in complex sentimental relationships. [Full Review in Spanish]
June 1, 2018
Doillon's filmmaking perfectly matches the passion of Rodin, like a musician biopic that feels like one of their songs.
Top Critic
May 31, 2018
Not since Jacques Rivette's magnificent La Belle Noiseuse (1991) has a film zeroed in on creative process with the same obsessive care it devotes to the artist's volatile love life.
May 29, 2018
Jacques Doillon's shrewd ellipses emphasize time as a great and uniting humbler and thief, allowing stray moments to suddenly crystallize unexpressed yearnings.
September 23, 2017
An irregular yet effective movie. [Full review in Portuguese.]
May 25, 2017
The creative process and the search for inspiration concentrate the best moments of the film. [Full review in Spanish]
May 25, 2017
The stylistic proposal of Jacques Doillon is based on absolute sobriety, breaking with the rules of conventional biopic. [Full review in Spanish]