Firelight
Firelight (1997)

Desperate to help pay her father's debts, Swiss governess Elizabeth (Sophie Marceau) agrees to conceive a child for an unknown British aristocrat (Stephen Dillane). In return for giving up her child, the landowner will pay her a small… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 26, 2005
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
46%
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User Score
82%



Critic Score: 46% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Predictable and dull.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

I wish someone would explain to me why all these 19th Century costume dramas need to be so cheerless, so formal, and so godawful boring.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

What Firelight most tellingly lacks are riveting star performances to inevitably reel us in to its romantic absurdity.

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Flixster Audience Score: 82% Flixster User Reviews
Jeremy Smith
"It's a kind of magic. Firelight makes time stand still. When you put out the lamps and sit in the firelight's glow there aren't any rules… More
Leigh Ryan
Beautiful movie.
Mark K
My wife and I enjoyed this a lot more than the critics did, obviously. It has its flaws, and some people can't get past the low-key nature of this romantic… More