The Widow of Saint-Pierre (The Widow of St. Pierre) (La veuve de Saint-Pierre) - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Widow of Saint-Pierre (The Widow of St. Pierre) (La veuve de Saint-Pierre) Reviews

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Jeffrey Overstreet
Looking Closer
January 15, 2005
Few films have set up the contrast between the cruel machinery of human justice and the piercing glory of Christian mercy more starkly and profoundly.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
September 25, 2003
Protagonizando uma história emocionalmente complexa, Binoche, Auteuil e Kusturica conferem peso dramático aos seus personagens, apesar da direção distante de Leconte impedir que o espectador se envolva intensamente com a trama.
| Original Score: 4/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 19, 2003
When it comes right down to it, Leconte understands that Binoche's face tells all the story we need.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
April 21, 2002
It's a tale about wishy-washy humanitarianism.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
October 1, 2001
Solid
| Original Score: 4/5
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
May 29, 2001
Leconte is an expert at his craft and, with his fine cast and crew, continues to please.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Dan Lybarger
Lawrence Journal-World
May 24, 2001
Leconte again manages to be one of the filmmakers of any nationality who can create convincing romantic attachments.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews
May 23, 2001
While the outcome of the story may be telegraphed, director Patrice Leconte ("Girl on the Bridge") shrouds his film in many layers of mystery.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Mark Halverson
Sacramento News & Review
May 7, 2001
Provocative.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
May 5, 2001
An affecting drama.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
May 4, 2001
Serene and haunting.
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
May 4, 2001
Provocative and ultimately moving.
Theresa Everline
Orlando Weekly
April 27, 2001
Time spent in the company of such a professional, accomplished director and his marvelous cast is time well spent.
Top Critic
Richard Nilsen
Arizona Republic
April 20, 2001
A work of art that immerses you in a time and place so completely that it could be a documentary.
Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star
April 20, 2001
A lacerating but eerily beautiful story of sin and redemption.
Duane Dudek
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
April 19, 2001
A small tale with enormous emotional clout.
Susan E. Brown
PopMatters
April 16, 2001
An effective, if heavy-handed, tale of redemption and forgiveness.
Top Critic
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
April 13, 2001
Sad and beautiful.
Top Critic
Rita Kempley
Washington Post
April 13, 2001
A compelling French Canadian drama.
Jim Judy
Screen It!
April 13, 2001
Engaging and ultimately moving .
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