My Favorite Season (Ma saison préférée)
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My Favorite Season (Ma saison préférée)
French critic and filmmaker André Téchiné directs the intense family drama Ma Saison Préférée (My Favorite Season), which he co-wrote with screenwriter Pascal Bonitzer. Family matriarch Berthe (Marthe Villalonga) is advancing in years and developing health problems, so she goes to live with her daughter Emilie (Catherine Deneuve). Emilie is a cold, fiftysomething professional who lives in a large upper-class home in Toulouse. She also lives with her husband Bruno (Jean-Pierre Bouvier), her daughter Anne (Deneuve's real-life daughter Chiara Mastroianni), and her adopted son Lucien (Anthony… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 92%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"One of those intriguing films that functions without a plot, and uses instead an intense curiosity about its characters."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"Top-drawer exploration of the mysterious sibling bond."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"The film captures the joys and pains of real family life, never romanticizing them, and always presenting them with great perception and truthfulness."
‑ Felix Gonzalez Jr., DVD Review
"Despite a few psychological explosions here and there, the drama is muted most of the way and it's sometimes downright dull."
‑ Chris Hicks, Deseret News, Salt Lake City
‑ Cole Smithey,
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