Passe-passe Poster

Release Date: June 23rd, 2008

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
Chaos strikes when a magician (Édouard Baer) meets a woman (Nathalie Baye) who holds incriminating evidence against a French politician (Guy Marchand).

Cast: Nathalie Baye, Édouard Baer, Guy Marchand, Maurice Bénichou, Mélanie Bernier, Joey Starr, Sandrine Le Berre, Hippolyte Girardot

Director: Tonie Marshall

Genres: Romantic comedy

Ratings & Reviews

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  • A patient, slightly stiff, often intensely moving portrait of a girl who believes her choices are literally black and white. show more

  • The director-producer, Nicole Opper, has known Avery's Brooklyn family for years, which no doubt accounts for the film's intimacy. show more

  • Initially succeeds at accounting for the formation of this unlikely family unit, but as the subject’s life starts to unravel, cut-rate cable TV techniques (trifling montages, an overactive string score) deaden the full impact of her crisis. show more

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