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Based on 17 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A culture-clash comedy that, in addition to being very funny, captures some of the discomfort and embarrassment of being a bumbling American in Europe. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    A goofy combination of screwball farce and Dogma-style verite grit and gloom. show more

  • 63
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Rudd delivers the best bad Franglais since Inspector Clouseau. show more

  • 75
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    No one here is prodding you to laugh. It just happens. show more

  • 25
    Robert K. Elder Chicago Tribune

    Limps along on a squirm-inducing fish-out-of-water formula that goes nowhere and goes there very, very slowly. show more

  • 70
    Merle Bertrand Film Threat

    Unlikely but winning farce. show more

  • 20
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Director Jesse Peretz, onetime bassist for The Lemonheads, cut his teeth on music videos and appears to have embraced the austere aesthetics of Dogme 95 filmmakers without comprehending that an interesting story and well-developed characters are supposed to be part of the package. show more

  • 67
    Sarah Hepola Austin Chronicle

    An admirable little film, a funny and familiar depiction of Americans traveling abroad, strangers to each other and themselves. show more

  • 83
    Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly

    If anyone steals the movie, though, it's Sylvie Testud, who never lets on whether the sexy French country maid she's playing is mournfully obtuse or embodies the wisdom of the ages. show more

  • 58
    Sean Axmaker Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Barely substantial enough for a feature but just light and tasty enough to satisfy. show more

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