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Let the Sunshine In(Un beau soleil intérieur)

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France, Belgium
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2017

1h 34m

Director Claire Denis
Starring Juliette Binoche, Xavier Beauvois, Gérard Depardieu, Josiane Balasko
Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Isabelle, a divorced middle-aged Parisian artist, is in the midst of a precarious relationship with a pretentious married banker, Vincent. However, Isabelle is hardly satisfied, and wishes to find something more rewarding. Thus begins her venturesome search for love and stability in the colorful city of Paris.

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Denis and Binoche have made a film that’s both smart and sexy, imbuing new excitement and wonder into the emotional connections that define us all.
67

IndieWire by David Ehrlich

As slinky as the reflection of a neon sign trailing across the hood of a black sedan, this is a slight movie, shot on a whim just a few months before its world premiere, and it feels cobbled together in its search for some kind of meaning.
75

The Film Stage by Ed Frankl

Here is a film littered with off-piste humor and featuring a memorable, warm-hearted ending that argues being open to serendipitous new experiences beats comforting certainties in life.
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Variety by Guy Lodge

Perfectly small rather than slight, and radiantly carried by Juliette Binoche — in a light-touch tour de force to be filed alongside her work in Kiarostami’s “Certified Copy” — this turns out to be a subtler departure than it outwardly appears for Denis, most evoking her other Parisienne drifting-hearts study, “Friday Night,” in its bittersweet tone.
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The Guardian by Peter Bradshaw

This is grownup film-making, more savoury than sweet, seductive, oblique and carried by a wonderfully smart and emotionally generous performance from Juliette Binoche – who delivers the material superbly, material which from almost anyone else would sound dyspeptic or absurd.

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