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New York Daily News by
Seen through Demy's eyes (and Raoul Coutard's shimmering black-and-white photography), their extravagance is so effortlessly cool, you feel somehow lucky just to be there with them.
TV Guide Magazine by
The title of the film is most unfortunate because it gives no indication of the film's stark theme. Moreau is good as the disenchanted woman, but Mann is less effective.
New Times (L.A.) by
Demy's films are often described in terms of music; this one is more like a tango in which one person leads and refuses to forfeit the position.
Los Angeles Times by
Because Bay of Angels reveals rather than moralizes, because its concerns are character and psychology, it's a potent showcase for Moreau's gifts.
Village Voice by
Most of all, it's an early chapter of Demy's courtship with the provincial France of his youth, with the most bewitching generation of French actresses, and with movies.
For young Parisian Antoine Doinel, life is one difficult situation after another.
A vivid display of conflict between passion and art.
When you discover the dirty truth about the person you love...
Close friends Jules and Jim both fall for the impulsive and beautiful Catherine.
They're singing and dancing in the streets.
Cinderella's fairy godmother helped her get married. Hers will help her get out of it.
A film for all the young lovers of the world.
Lola, the debut film by Jacques Demy and a tribute to director Max Ophüls, is a "musical without music."