Un Baiser s'il vous plaît (Shall We Kiss?) Reviews

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October 9, 2019
Feels like little more than an entertaining confection that does not reveal any greater truths about human nature.
July 7, 2019
Positively crackles with lively French wit and captivating romance.
February 5, 2018
It is, hands down, the best date movie in town.
December 14, 2017
No need to resist this enchanting, airy trifle with a surprisingly sober twist.
November 18, 2011
November 17, 2011
July 8, 2009
Charming, but too contrived for a great turn on
June 26, 2009
The quiet joys of Shall We Kiss? are to be found not only in the observational writing and the pitch-perfect performances but in the way the mood shifts from tantalising foreplay to more serious matters.
June 24, 2009
More quirky than wacky, this winning comedy only hits its romantic high when we return to that framing story, the storyteller who won't casually kiss because she knows, damn well, there's no such thing as a casual 'French' kiss.
June 19, 2009
The influence of Woody Allen is obvious, but Mouret -- though he overdoes the tics and hesitancies of his nervous lover -- manages to make this combination of humour, sex and pain all his own.
June 18, 2009
It's the kind of total submission to a filmmaker that's usually reserved for edge-of-your-seat thrillers and, in a way, that's what Mouret has made: an expertly suspenseful romance.
June 13, 2009
Mouret is the cinematic offspring of Woody Allen and Eric Rohmer. From the former he takes the actor-director presenting himself as neurotic but satisfying lover; from the latter he absorbs the pleasure of extended talk. Mouret's talk is enjoyable, but i
June 12, 2009
This is not your average romantic comedy. Shall We Kiss? simply delights.
June 12, 2009
It's a breezy, entertaining little film that ends up being more sophisticated and thoughtful about love than it first appears. Sometimes a kiss is just a kiss, and sometimes it's a lot more.
June 11, 2009
This is a delicate and naïve piece of French fluff, part love story, part morality tale, part bedroom farce, and all very much in the style of writer-director-actor Emmanuel Mouret, a kind of comatose Woody Allen character.
June 5, 2009
The addiction of French cinema to stories of love, lust, betrayal and romance continues unabated in the hands of Emmanuel Mouret, playing unassuming characters on screen in his own films, like this one
June 5, 2009
A kiss, like this deceptively simple love story, is none A kiss, like this deceptively simple love story, is none too simple at all.
May 28, 2009
May 21, 2009
Refreshingly, Mouret also shows that marital infidelity is not without serious repercussions.
May 15, 2009
Shall We Kiss? ...takes place in an obviously fictional world where everyone is sophisticated and beautiful and lives in great apartments ...
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