Jealousy
Jealousy (2014)

Philippe Garrel is one of the major French filmmakers of the post-New Wave who has slowly begun to gain recognition in America after a career spanning 50 years with the release of his most recent films REGULAR LOVERS, FRONTIER OF DAWN and A… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 15, 2014
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Critic Score: 68% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

While certainly no love story, this dry-eyed tale feels achingly, maybe even exhilaratingly alive.

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A.O. Scott
New York Times

In a brief 77 minutes, "Jealousy" provides a remarkably full - and also an intriguingly partial - portrait of a group of struggling artists as no-longer-entirely-young men and women.

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Marc Mohan
Oregonian

Garrel is stuck, both aesthetically and narratively, in the past.

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Sheri Linden
Los Angeles Times

Conventional dramatic hooks have no place in Garrel's filmography, so it's not surprising that his new movie is more atmospheric than involving, or that the two beautiful bed heads at its center hardly invite emotional connection.

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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

Quiet moments after big decisions are where the power lies in this absorbing French drama.

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Ray Pride
Newcity

That split-second is the rending of two hearts. Plus, the never-mastered lesson, pride kills. Or pride, at the very least, mixed with a toxic cocktail of self-pity, will make you want to harm yourself. Call it a masterpiece.

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Wesley Morris
Grantland

There's a casualness at work here that's absorbing because Garrel doesn't make a moment mean more than it ought to.

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Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
AV Club

Philippe Garrel's movies feel like ghost stories: delicate, enigmatic, and haunted by some indelible, unnameable presence, which a viewer can't help but suspect is the director's own past.

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Kimber Myers
The Playlist

Short and anything but sweet, "Jealousy" is a good entry point to Garrel's filmography, for those new to the director's work.

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