Romuald & Juliette details
|Starring:||Maxime Leroux, Pierre Vernier, Daniel Auteuil, Firmine Richard|
Romuald & Juliette
|Run time:||1 hour 37 minutes|
|Rental release:||17 Sep 2007|
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charming fun with sharp social commentBy a customer from UK , 07 Sep 2007
[Highly rated reviewer]this is one of my favourite fims - fast, flawless social satire on class, race and business in modern France. The contrasts between two very different families in paris are played out on a background of fraud, drug dealing, deception, intentional food poisoning, and adultery, but the real fools are not at first apparent, and the ending is just, if rather too sweet.
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Romuald & JulietteBy a customer from london , 14 Jan 2009I first saw this film back in 1995 when it was on Channel 4 TV. I started watching expecting to give the film 20 minutes especially since it was subtitled. Once I got to the end of the film it was a good candidate for my top 10 films, in fact finding it here oon LOVEFILMS was the very reason I signed up for the service. Great fun, well acted and with a strong storyline. It also has a few twists and turns near the end that stop the film arriving at the expected result in the wy many films so 'lazily' do. Worth a watch
romuald et julietteBy a customer from Glasgow , 09 Jan 2009this film got off to a promising start and definitely engages the viewer: the acting, direction and locations are superb. it tends to deteriorate in the last tertile into a sort of new age homily about global and local capitalism and its mores; race was handed in a so-so manner. daniel auteuil is always strong. overall, i was slightly disappointed in this film but i still gave it 4 stars-3.75?
A pure delight in any language.By a customer from Banbury , 07 Jan 2009This film deserves much more coverage than it has ever received. The central idea of the highly paid executive whose business world falls apart, only to be rescued by the office cleaning lady, is a funny one and it is wonderfully executed by the two leading players. The window we get into French life is illuminating and whilst not holding it's punches about attitudes to race and society, it has moments of touching joy. The ending is a little sugary but you can forgive that, after the strength of what has gone before.
If you want a life affirming evening give this classic a watch.
Engaging but tweeBy a customer from HOLMFIRTH , 31 Dec 2008It's a good fun piece though not for the cynical. The performances are strong and make an improbable scenario a lot of fun, even if it goes overboard at the end. For Auteuil fans like me, it's worth staying the course, and I like the positive message that it brings. Essential viewing for CEO's who have staff who get paid 5% or less than they do.
Made me smileBy a customer from Exeter , 15 Dec 2008This was a simple story well told and well acted, I was entertained and amused.