And Now... Ladies and Gentlemen
And Now... Ladies and Gentlemen (2003)

Valentin (also known as And Now...Ladies and Gentleman) is directed by Claude Lelouch and features Jeremy Irons as Valentin, a criminal mastermind whose jewel-stealing business, despite having made him rich, does not offer him much room for… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: January 13, 2004
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49%
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56%



Critic Score: 49% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The plot is convoluted and awash in suds.

Derek Elley
Variety

A good-looking but slim confection that's short on the multi-characterisation and sense of entwined destinies that mark the great Lelouch sagas.

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Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel

The movie is overcrowded with ideas, any one of which might have made a fun premise. Put them all together and the result is just plain silly.

Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Lelouch isn't interested in anything so pedestrian as plausible narrative.... some people want to fill the world with silly love songs.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

According to common usage, the French word stupide comes closer to silly than to dumb, which is how I might rationalize my affection for this harebrained, obvious, but euphoric tale.

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

A beautifully crafted meditation on memory, fate, coincidence and yearning.

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Chris Elliot
PopMatters

Lelouch's wink at the viewer, his gentle undermining of the illusion of the dramatic unity of time and place, playfully tweaks the film's fundamental project of connection.

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Mary Brennan
Seattle Times

You'll either like this soaringly daft confection, even as it aggravates you with its self-absorption, or you won't. I did.

Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

It's silly the way hope, optimism and love are silly: silly and rather wonderful.

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Tony Medley
tonymedley.com

It's ludicrous.

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Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic][color=purple]"And Now...Ladies and Gentlemen" is about two people of different professions - Valentin Valentin(Jeremy Irons, who… More
Daisy Maduro
The acting by the cast in "and now... ladies and gentlemen" - both by great actors like Jeremy Irons, as well as others, like Patricia Kaas a famous… More