Charlie Says
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Like the American pictures Magnolia and Happy Endings, French helmer Nicole Garcia's ensemble drama Charlie Says interweaves a tapestry of mordant and miserable existences. Garcia zeroes in on six vice-ridden Gallic men, all generally average and unremarkable individuals, and several at the midpoints of their sorry lives. The characters include: Mathieu (Patrick Pineau), an artic researcher returning to the town where he grew up to host an important conference; Adrien (Arnaud Valois), a national celebrity notorious for losing a tennis match, who must now resume formal court training;… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"[The] filmmakers seem so reluctant to spell things out that the viewer is likely to remain indifferent to any or all of the ably-lensed personal crises coming to a head."
‑ Lisa Nesselson, Variety
"Complex and rewarding."
‑ Ray Bennett, Hollywood Reporter
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