Souvenir Reviews

April 19, 2018
Director Bavo Defurne does little to turn the movie into anything more than a pleasant diversion -- the kind of movie in which not much comes as a surprise but we hardly care.
March 9, 2018
Huppert's charismatic portrayal hits many of the right notes, although the lightweight screenplay doesn't provide much substance for her to work with.
March 2, 2018
The only compelling thing about Souvenir is the the opportunity it provides to see Isabelle Huppert.
March 1, 2018
The story is as predictable as they come, played out at such a low emotional temperature as to be practically ignorable.
February 28, 2018
While there's poignancy to be found in Souvenir's depiction of aging and work, the sexual politics leave something to be desired.
February 28, 2018
A tad trite and tone-deaf, a waste of the Great Huppert's time talent.
November 3, 2017
[Bavo Defurne] lacks the mordacity and inventiveness to live up to [the film's] ambitious purpose. [Full Review in Spanish]
November 3, 2017
[Director Bavo] Defurne never finds the right tone to tell this (trite) story.
October 31, 2017
The worst sin of Souvenir is its indecision. [Full Review in Spanish]
October 31, 2017
[Souvenir] lacks reflective moments and humor. [Full Review in Spanish]
September 30, 2017
... Souvenir tries to package its kitsch as dressed-up fun, but all it does is give Isabelle Huppert something to do between her real movies.
August 15, 2017
Everything about the film's later stages feels phoney.
June 25, 2017
Even the great Isabelle Huppert can have a misfire, it seems.
June 22, 2017
A sentimental fairy tale of a film, Souvenir is perfectly pleasant but entirely forgettable.