Je m'appelle Hmmm... (My Name Is Hmmm...)
Je m'appelle Hmmm... (My Name Is Hmmm...) (2014)

Celine escapes an abusive father by smuggling herself aboard the cab of an international freight truck. The driver creates an unlikely bond with the eleven-year-old as they travel across the country. The reasons for their mutual need of… More

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Critic Score: 27% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Stephen Holden
New York Times

This overlong movie loses its focus as the director piles on distracting, pretentious cinematic embellishments underscored by an insistent use on the soundtrack of Vivaldi's "Stabat Mater."

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Amy Taubin
Artforum

Delicate, tough, and heartbreakingly sad.

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Wendy Ide
Times [UK]

Indulgent, inept and pretentious, this represents the worst kind of artistic entitlement, an assumption that the ability to make a pair of trousers somehow equates with the ability to make a film.

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Serena Donadoni
Village Voice

A hodgepodge of artistic gestures grafted onto a traditional narrative, neither fully linear nor experimental.

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Luke Goodsell
Movie Mezzanine

My Name is Hmmm... is ultimately too unfocused to really cohere as an effective, satisfying whole.

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David Parkinson
Radio Times

The skittishly structured storyline concocted by Troublé and Jean-Pol Fargeau becomes increasingly contrived, and they end up trivialising a serious issue.

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Cath Clarke
Time Out

It aims for a loose, French New Wave style but settles for muddled and rambling.

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Rich Cline
Contactmusic.com

From France, this artful drama is designed to stir controversy among viewers, approaching taboo issues in a way that can't help but raise the hackles.

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Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

Agnès B needs to dig deeper.

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