My Wife Is an Actress
My Wife Is an Actress (2002)

Paris can boast a population of 2,125,246. Of these 1,153,000 are women and 10,000 are actresses. Yvan, a young sports writer, is married to one who is very well known - Charlotte. They try to live a normal life, but her fame makes it… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 10, 2002
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Critic Score: 66% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: My Wife is an Actress is a delightful, snappy romantic comedy.

Sid Adilman
Toronto Star

Attal pushes too hard to make this a comedy or serious drama. He seems to want both, but succeeds in making neither.

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

The film's as witty as any subtitled movie has a right to be.

Jason Gorber
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Quirky French films like this can either work really well or be absolutely intolerable. Thankfully, this proves to be a very enjoyable comedy about jealousy.

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Globe and Mail

I found it slow, predictable and not very amusing.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

It's Othello Lite -- minus that bit at the end about murder-suicide, but with every ounce of Shakespeare's insane emotion.

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Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

Both Yvan Attal and Charlotte Gainsborough are thoroughly appealing, as their unblinking honesty and openness shines through even the film's silliest bits.

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Eric Harrison
Houston Chronicle

My Wife Is an Actress is an utterly charming French comedy that feels so American in sensibility and style it's virtually its own Hollywood remake.

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Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

Little more than a frothy vanity project.

Josef Braun
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

Attal's hang-ups surrounding infidelity are so old-fashioned and, dare I say, outdated, it's a wonder that he couldn't have brought something fresher to the proceedings simply by accident.

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Hunter
The marriage between a successful actress and a sportswriter suffers as a result of jealousy, distance, and the nature of her profession. After watching this… More