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Based on 28 Reviews
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  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A strange almost-thriller. show more

  • 90
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Mr. Luchini gives one of the best performances of the year, in one of the best movies of the year. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Light and droll, but with an undercurrent of moody suspense. show more

  • 50
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    This has all the ingredients for a top-notch thriller except one - a thrill. show more

  • 50
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    The film does get claustrophobic. It never quite achieves the balance between a two-character study and a larger world, as did "The Man on the Train." The film also could do with a bit more humor, most of which is supplied by the sagacious shrink. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    We find we cannot take anything for face value in this story, that the motives of this woman and her husband are so deeply masked that even at the end of the film we are still uncertain about exactly what to believe, and why. show more

  • 88
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    Such a triumph of simplicity, subtlety and tact--and of the eroticism in words, looks and glances--that the actors ravish us with sheer talent and intelligence. show more

  • 75
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Leconte justifies his vaunted reputation by lending freshness and feeling to what could have been a gimmicky tragicomedy. show more

  • 75
    Marta Barber Miami Herald

    A film more psychological than passionate, more mental than emotional. show more

  • 63
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    No "Girl on the Bridge," but this comic thriller does generate a fair amount of erotic tension and sly commentary on psychoanalysis. show more

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