The Girl From Paris Reviews

June 14, 2007
... a realistic portrait of rural life.
December 26, 2003
Pokey and maybe a bit too sincere, but it has its own integrity.
December 18, 2003
It is a nice character study of two people locked into themselves in different ways, and the slow path they each take to recognize their interdependence.
December 13, 2003
May linger in the mind as a postcard collection of alluring mountain scenery, but there's not much in the way of lingering alpenglow at movie's end.
November 21, 2003
Slow-moving but utterly delightful.
October 17, 2003
What director and cowriter Christian Carion has done with the film is give us a genuine feel for the simple joys, disappointments and mind-numbing routine of rural life.
September 5, 2003
The drama here is hardly earthshaking, but the movie has a quiet power, and the vivid emotions linger in the memory.
September 4, 2003
Serrault is so good, so believable, that it never feels as if he's giving a performance -- even a good one.
July 4, 2003
The Girl From Paris is as briskly unsentimental as it is humane about people and nature.
July 4, 2003
Wise, understated, warm and witty, it presents stars Michel Serrault and Mathilde Seigner in roles that fit them so perfectly they could have been tailor-made.
June 12, 2003
A lovely, keenly observed film.
May 22, 2003
Offers proof that silences can speak volumes.
April 18, 2003
Sweet, soothingly paced French film.
March 21, 2003
The plot is so predictable and sentimental that viewers are likely to lose interest before Sandrine and her goats walk off into the sunset.
March 20, 2003
Ms. Seigner and Mr. Serrault bring fresh, unforced naturalism to their characters.
March 20, 2003
It's simply delightful to watch an actor like Michel Serrault do his stuff.
March 20, 2003
An exquisitely crafted and acted tale.
October 31, 2002
Veteran actor Serrault and rising newcomer Seigner ... pitch their performances perfectly, skilfully underplaying to match Carion's understated direction.