Angel & Tony (Angèle et Tony)
Angel & Tony (Angèle et Tony) (2010)

Angèle, a beautiful young woman with a past, arrives in a small fishing harbor in Normandy. She meets Tony, a professional fisherman, who finds himself attracted to her although he dislikes her blunt ways. Tony hires her as a fishmonger,… More

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Wally Hammond
Time Out

This is a sprightly and economical debut from French former journalist and writer-director Alix Delaporte.

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Xan Brooks

At its best, Delaporte's film gives the impression of being uncovered as opposed to constructed, like an eccentric bit of driftwood exposed at low tide.

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Tom Dawson
Total Film

Despite a very modest budget, A&T manages to be both intimate and cinematic, fully earning its upbeat seaside finale.

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Philip French
Observer [UK]

Delaporte, a documentarist making her feature debut, breathes life into the scenes where the reluctant antiheroine is instructed in recognising fish and gutting them. The story however carries little conviction.

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Leo Robson
Financial Times

The details of Normandy fishing life are rendered with surprising care.

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Adam Smith
Empire Magazine

Immersed in the salty sea air of France's Normandy coast, Delaporte's debut is a tender tale brimming with atmosphere.

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Paul Gallagher
The List

Hesme and Gadebois are both very good, somehow convincing us that this odd couple may inexplicably be right for each other, and the seaport setting is given a touch of poetry by Mathieu Maestracci's gentle score.

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David Jenkins
Little White Lies

Despite its faults, there's enough here to want to see what Delaporte does next. But only just.

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Marty Mapes
Movie Habit

Refreshing and simple love story about a fisherman and a parolee

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