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Polisse Review

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

  • 4.0
    74

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    Filmmaker-star Maiwenn's socially-minded film is packed with raw, visceral performances from an accomplished cast.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    I'm not sure I feel more at ease after seeing this prize-winning film about a child protection unit in Paris. No doubt a lot of children get protected, but the professional standards of the police sometimes seem inspired by TV cop shows, on which the plots center around the camaraderie of the cops.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    The film can be rambling and glib, yet it's no mere crime drama. It captures a middle-class French society that looks more humane than ours, but is just as messed up.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    What makes it such a singular experience is the convergence of fine acting, moral urgency and a willingness to linger on moments of great intensity.

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