On My Way
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Now in her early sixties, former beauty queen Bettie (Catherine Deneuve) finds herself jilted by her lover and left alone to deal with the financial problems facing her family's restaurant. What begins as a quick drive to clear her head turns into a full-fledged road trip, and along the way there are chance meetings, an ex-Miss France gala, renewed ties with her estranged daughter and grandson, and possibly, at the end of the road, love... (c) Cohen Media Group

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"[Deneuve] conveys in every scene a convincing and touching openness to life as experienced in the moment."
‑ Claude Peck, Minneapolis Star Tribune
"A droll if minor dramatic comedy about a woman who goes out for a pack of smokes and ends up on an odyssey of self-discovery through the back roads and tiny villages of rural France."
‑ Tirdad Derakhshani, Philadelphia Inquirer
"[A] loosely structured, sporadically engaging film, which serves primarily as a star vehicle for French screen icon Catherine Deneuve."
‑ Frank Swietek, One Guy's Opinion
"A beautifully observant meander through the difficulties and discoveries of wise but still confused advanced age, led by a gorgeous, vital, 70-odd Catherine Deneuve."
‑ MaryAnn Johanson, Flick Filosopher
"Take this French road trip with the great Deneuve. She is delightful as sexy granny and former beauty queen."
‑ James Verniere, Boston Herald
"Deneuve, fine as always, subtly emphasizes the character's self-destructive side, providing a little medicine to help the sugar go down."
‑ Ben Sachs, Chicago Reader
"These series of vignettes still leave an impression, thanks in no small part to Deneuve."
‑ Stephanie Merry, Washington Post
"Never less than watchable, but bar Deneuve's presence, the film rarely coalesces dramatically."
‑ Aaron Yap, Flicks.co.nz
"The film presents a lovely opportunity to reflect on the 70-year-old Deneuve's fantastic career and how the once beautiful young star has aged as gracefully as her acting."
‑ Al Alexander, The Patriot Ledger
"It's a playful, loose film with no queening allowed."
‑ Richard von Busack, MetroActive
"You can tell Deneuve is relishing the chance to play not a great beauty, not a national legend, but a simple, human basket case - a woman who has been her own worst enemy for so long that she's ready to give up the fight."
‑ Ty Burr, Boston Globe
""On My Way" finds Deneuve warm and natural, completely open and yet subtle, able to suggest much with little, allowing us to read her thoughts."
‑ Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle
"Unfortunately, Deneuve's performance is not enough to elevate On My Way from the dredges of narrative tedium."
‑ Josh Kupecki, Austin Chronicle
"Bercot starts with a role for a mature woman and provides Deneuve one for a great actress to showcase her lowercase gifts and talent for indicating tenderness."
‑ Ray Pride, Newcity
"Pleasant and predictable, this is nevertheless a splendid showcase for Catherine Deneuve in one of her warmer roles."
‑ Marc Mohan, Oregonian
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