A Summer's Tale Reviews

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September 4, 2014
The film is a welcome tonic to the cinematic landfill that gets pushed into theatres this time of year.
August 29, 2014
[Rohmer] gives us a concept of time passed, of meals eaten, of travel and weather. In other words, these characters are talking about their lives while they live them, trying to figure it all out as it happens.
August 22, 2014
This one perfectly captures the promise of summer love, of flings that may not lead anywhere and probably weren't supposed to, practiced by young people who believe everything good lies ahead of them.
August 8, 2014
It's one of Rohmer's finest, brimming with his usual mix of gorgeous locations and beautiful people caught up in romantic entanglements that challenge their misguided concepts of love.
July 18, 2014
...an easygoing sort of film. Rohmer takes his time getting where he's going. His is a measured gait, however, not just narrative meandering.
July 10, 2014
For all his seeming facility with the opposite sex, Gaspard is really a romantic idiot. And aren't we all, Rohmer suggests.
July 10, 2014
The fresh-faced actors, realistic dialogue and naturalistic performances suggest a casual approach, but as the story progresses, the filmmaker's control is increasingly evident.
June 26, 2014
If it lacks its predecessor's subtlety and depth, it compensates with its own abundance of more immediate pleasures.
June 23, 2014
Wise, honest, breezy, witty and profound, A Summer's Tale is an intellectually and emotionally rewarding date movie for sophisticated couples.
June 21, 2014
It's a complex character study that reveals how little we can know of someone through conversation, as conversation often changes the way we both perceive and portray our sense of who we are.
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