Cote d'Azur
Cote d'Azur (2005)

It's Summer Rental meets Blame it on Rio when a French family heads off to the Mediterranean for a sultry summer vacation in the ensemble sex comedy Côte d'Azur, co-directed by Jacques Martineau and Olivier Ducastel (The Adventures… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 7, 2006
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59%


Critic Score: 51% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: This listless, albeit sexually charged, French farce is too lightweight to make any impact despite its whimsical qualities.

Peter Debruge
Miami Herald

As flippant vaudeville-style comedies go, Cote d'Azur is rather weak.

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John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press

While Cote d'Azur should be a vacation, it's often more like work just trying to stay engaged.

Doris Toumarkine
Film Journal International

Delights and surprises, a combo that is important to many audiences.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

The gay-themed film's characters and complications are formula fluff.

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

...an act of cinematic masturbation against pastel colors...

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Matthew Turner
ViewLondon

Valerie Bruni-Tedeschi (who looks like a Gallic Gillian Anderson) is superb here, giving a weirdly sexy, frequently distracted performance that works well.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

You might call it a musical without songs (mostly), or a farce without enough doors to slam, or a comedy without enough jokes.

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Kam Williams
Denver Urban Spectrum

Works well so long as it is approached as a tongue-in-cheek farce as opposed to a plausible melodrama.

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Don Willmott
Filmcritic.com

a funny, sexy, and very French diversion that's as weightless as a Mediterranean breeze.

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Flixster Audience Score: 59% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"Cote d'Azur" takes place while a family is on vacation in the south of France. Beatrix and Marc are parents of two… More
Panta Oz
This is the forth movie Olivier Ducastel and Jacques Martineau did together... and they made a real summer movie about husband and wife - Marc (Melki) and… More