Read My Lips details
|Starring:||Vincent Cassel, Emmanuelle Devos, Bernard Alane, Olivier Perrier, Olivier Gourmet, Cecile Samie, Olivia Bonamy|
|Genres:||Thriller, World Cinema|
Read My Lips
|Run time:||1 hour 53 minutes|
|Rental release:||06 Sep 2010|
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lip readingBy Craig R. from Luton,England , 06 May 2004
[Highly rated reviewer]Another good french film...is it something in the water over there?
The film, a delectable thriller/romance stars Emmanuele Devos as 'Carla' -a senior secretary for a property development company who unbeknown to her employees and colleagues is deaf and has the ability to lip read, hence the title. Expoited and overlooked by her male bosses and her friends, she has the chance to employ an assistant. She chooses 'Paul' played by Vincent Cassel, an ex-con fresh from prison. The two bond and soon his criminal abilties and her lip reading skills create an opportunity that lead to a darker world.
The film is full of subtle imagery and sound while the two characters are realistic and fully formed. No doubt that this will be remade by Hollywood - so go watch this now and revel in this gallic flick before some big studio gloss over the nuances of a wonderful film.
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Ok justBy a customer , 23 Jun 2013
THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS Show review anywayHideJust ok, interesting enough seeing a bit of a recluse in the female made for a very real depiction. Cassell great
More than Read my LipsBy a customer , 24 Mar 2013Creative unique storyline, gripping, psychologically sound, attentions to details (mostly). Vincent Cassel's performance is brilliant - just watch how his image and confidence change... It has most of the reasons why i like french film - life is an art! You can't take it too seriously, just enjoy... not to be missed.
Never a dull moment watching CasselBy a customer , 25 Jan 2013Vincent Cassel - if you love this guy you'll love this film. A brilliant performance in a weirdly romantic thriller. Of course there are subtitles - it's a French film!
Not that goodBy Placeyplacey (7 reviews) from Preston , 16 Dec 2012Only just OK. I think it was a bit daft and not very engaging. Some parts of the plot were just wrong - could he really live in the office cupboard and nobody notice?
So much more than your typical romantic thrillerBy a customer , 20 Nov 2012I highly recommend this film. The acting is mesmeric and the storyline hooked me in so that after I had finished watching it I had to watch it all over again. The two lead characters are both flawed and outcasts in their own way, but as the story progresses they discover and although initially reluctant acknowledge that together they can compensate for each other's failings. This film is so much more than your typical romantic thriller.
(If you can't see the sub-titles turn them on in the settings).