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Farewell, My Queen Reviews



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A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 88

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    Chicago Sun-TimesRoger Ebert

    Benoit Jacquot's engrossing film tells a story we know well, seen from a point of view we may not have considered.

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  • 80

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    The Hollywood Reporter

    Historical drama set in the early days of the French revolution is intelligent Euro eye candy at its most lavish.

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  • 50

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    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    Benoît Jacquot's film is shackled to a blah bourgeois leftism.

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  • 40

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    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    The story refuses to combust; it's a strangely unsatisfying combination of bloodless observations and unresolved sexuality.

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