Simple Passion Reviews

February 6, 2021
There are painful echoes of Fifty Shades of Grey in the palpable lack of chemistry between Dosch and Polunin, and in the airless plotting about a woman at the mercy of her lover's timetable and her fiery passions.
February 4, 2021
Laetitia Dosch is subtle and exquisite as a divorced Parisian lost in infatuation.
February 4, 2021
Although the pleasures of the flesh are shown with enough erotic power to convince us of Hélène's addiction to them, the anonymity of the lead characters stops the film from truly gripping.
February 4, 2021
The film's about a chapter we prefer to get out of the way in adolescence; revisited as this kind of helpless mid-life crisis, it's exquisite torture.
February 3, 2021
It is a pity that Polunin could not have been a little relaxed in the role: but, as I say, his opaque hauteur is rather the point. And Dosch is great.
September 25, 2020
An imperfect but glassily compelling study of obsessive, finally debilitating desire that honors its source with an unblinking female gaze.
September 21, 2020
A compelling, formally adventurous drama highlighting a superb performance by Laetitia Dosch.