Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle
Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle (1987)

This episodic French film is one of director Eric Rohmer's self-styled comedies et proverbes . Reinette (Joelle Miguel) is as innocent as a newborn babe. Mirabelle (Jessica Forde) is as worldly and sophisticated as Reinette is not.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 28, 1991
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David Fear
Time Out

You're reminded how much Rohmer valued the sound of others' voices above all, and why going out on a whimper occasionally works wonders.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Deliberately light and nonambitious (very little of consequence occurs in any of the tales), this nevertheless shows the filmmaker at nearly peak form.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Director Eric Rohmer does a remarkable job revealing the different values of two young women from divergent worlds.

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Caryn James
New York Times

The deep lure of his work is the suggestion that it is possible to be as articulate or as witty or even as extravagantly morose as a Rohmer character, to stumble across those undramatic moments of perfect grace on some beach or in some meadow.

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Jaime N. Christley
Slant Magazine

Four Adventures uses a country-mouse-and-city-mouse template to explore the morality, aesthetic sense, urban and rural savvy, and a host of other concerns.

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Rita Kempley
Washington Post

Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle is vintage Eric Rohmer, a summery slice of life shot through with light and rife with the chatter of articulate nymphs.

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Frank Lovece
TV Guide's Movie Guide

One of Eric Rohmer's most enchanting movies, this episodic seriocomedy is a delightfully well-observed look at a city girl-country girl friendship that transcends movie stereotypes and clichés.

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Flixster Audience Score: 86% Flixster User Reviews
Rubia Carolina
Light as "Rendez-vous in Paris" but with a deeper (and always honest) eye on day-by-day life. </br> </br>