Look at Me
Look at Me (2005)

A talented woman struggles to get out from under the shadow of her father in this comedy. Lolita (Marilou Berry) is the 20-year-old daughter of Étienne Cassard (Jean-Pierre Bacri), a wealthy and well-known editor and writer, and most of the… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: August 9, 2005
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87%
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69%


Critic Score: 87% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: An observant drama-comedy about self absorption.

Richard Nilsen
Arizona Republic

The pleasure of the film, as in many French films from Renoir to Rohmer, is in the exactitude of observation, the accuracy of the portrait and the elegance of the writing.

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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

[Has] a light, sometimes hilarious touch.

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

"Look at Me" is a wholesome work of fully rounded dramaturgy that spins on a gyroscope of sustained emotional momentum.

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Anthony Lane
New Yorker

Both an implicit protest against the blindness of power and an equally fervent protest against the acquiescence of men and women who are too weak or too compromised to stand up for themselves -- that is, most people.

Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

Jaoui sets her wryly observant sights on family, artistic ambition and the tyranny of physical appearance, and the result is a bright, briskly moving film whose modest scale belies the universality of its themes.

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Kam Williams
Princeton Town Topics

Examines a variety of questions, such as superficiality versus substance, materialism versus self-worth, and taking advantage of others versus forming sincere relationships.

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

At best, a most watchable character study of lives that are more interesting than compelling.

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Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle

An overrated mound of misery.

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Michael Ferraro
Film Threat

Sadly, too much focus is spent on showing character traits that any kind of coherent story or compassion for characters is destroyed.

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Flixster Audience Score: 69% Flixster User Reviews
Stefanie C
considering this script was a winner at the 2004 Cannes film festival, my expectations for this 'comedy' were much higher than this film's… More
Juli Ryan
This is about a girl's relationship with her father, who is a famous and wealthy writer. Lolita can't get her father's attention, since he is too… More
Pierluigi Puccini
Exposes human relations they way they sadly happen to be. an impressive, mature, bitter and thought-provoking drama.
Sunil Jawahir
Sad movie about a girl and her father. Well done.
John Ballantine
Not the best to come out of the French cinema lately but not a bad Sunday afternoon flick to think about self image.