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A Christmas Tale (Un conte de Noel)

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The devastating reverberations of a profound tragedy echo through generations of a long-suffering French family in this emotional family drama from director Arnaud Desplechin. Read More
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December 25, 2008
I found myself completely engrossed and even more confused about exactly what was going on within these characters' souls that made them so flawed yet marvelous. However I was so distracted by Catherine Deneuve's upper lip plastic surgery botch job, that I could barely look at her, and I always felt she was the most beautiful actress there was. This movie is disturbing but intellectually
December 16, 2008
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December 09, 2008
Pretty awful and pointless. And way too long...almost 2 and a half hours, after which you walk out of the theater still not caring about any of the characters. They don't care about each other, either; the only apparent love here is between Catherine Deneuve's character and her husband. I love foreign films because they often make you think...but all I thought after leaving this movie was how
December 03, 2008
I found this a great Holiday movie. I love the actors. I'm a great fan of Tim McGraw and he was so funny- enjoyed it.
November 26, 2008
This movie is a misery. Pretentous cannot do it justice. This fiercely overrated movie is a bore, depressing and not particularly interesting. I like an intellectual french movie with interesting characters, but these are dreary people with dreary lives of unmitigated narcissim. Even the scenes of urban France leave you thinking you would never want to visit.

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