An engagingly meandering reflection by a cross-section of older French gay men and lesbians on their youth in the shadows, their path to living openly, and the serenity they have achieved over the course of their lives.
Charles Gant, Variety
Modestly rewarding ...
Tom Dawson, The List
A beautifully assembled film which pays close attention to nature and judiciously incorporates black and white photographs and home movie footage alongside its interviews.
Philip French, Observer [UK]
A revealing, deeply moving piece of work.
Charlotte O'Sullivan, This is London
It is astonishing how much white heat is generated by the conversations that follow, and 45 year old documentary maker Sebastien Lifshitz is to be congratulated for selecting such a special bunch.
Allan Hunter, Daily Express
A leisurely and engaging testimony to the courage and tenacity of a generation.
Xan Brooks, Guardian [UK]
Gives a face to the unseen and a voice to the inaudible, spinning a sedate, respectful account of the gay rights movement as experienced by its foot soldiers.
Rich Cline, Contactmusic.com
A simple approach carries a strong emotional wallop in this sensitive documentary by French filmmaker Sebastian Lifshitz.
David Jenkins, Little White Lies
Passionate people speaking openly about their lives and loves, it's stirring stuff.
Jennifer Tate, ViewLondon
An engaging and endearing documentary that successfully and intimately communicates the pioneering lives and personalities of eleven very likeable individuals ...
David Parkinson, Empire Magazine
Clever and compassionate.
Mark Adams, Screen International
Offers an intriguing glimpse into attitudes of old France as they talk about their experiences over the past 60 years.