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Gilles' Wife Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 5.0
    82

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Universal acclaim
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    I was fascinated by the face of Emmanuelle Devos, and her face is specifically why I recommend the movie.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    The ending is a stunner. Like those '30 classics it suggests, Gilles' Wife seduces us with true cinematic magic: rich characters, great acting and that rapturous old French blend of realism and theatricality.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Variety Lisa Nesselson

    Told primarily via body language and facial expressions with a minimum of dialogue, beautifully observed, emotionally intense tale is an ambitious and rewarding outing for Frederic Fonteyne.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    Devos's performance is an expert workshop of internalized emotions and silent forbearance.

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