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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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-
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
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
April 21, 2002
It's a tale about wishy-washy humanitarianism.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
October 1, 2001
| Original Score: 4/5
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+
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
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+
May 7, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 5, 2001
An affecting drama.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 4, 2001
Serene and haunting.
May 4, 2001
Provocative and ultimately moving.
April 27, 2001
Time spent in the company of such a professional, accomplished director and his marvelous cast is time well spent.
April 20, 2001
A work of art that immerses you in a time and place so completely that it could be a documentary.
April 20, 2001
A lacerating but eerily beautiful story of sin and redemption.
April 19, 2001
A small tale with enormous emotional clout.
April 16, 2001
An effective, if heavy-handed, tale of redemption and forgiveness.
April 13, 2001
Sad and beautiful.
April 13, 2001
A compelling French Canadian drama.
April 13, 2001
Engaging and ultimately moving .
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