Petites coupures (Small Cuts)
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Petites coupures (Small Cuts)
Pascal Bonitzer's heavily plotted comedy Petites Coupures (Small Cuts) opens with journalist Bruno (Daniel Auteuil) and his wife, Gaelle (Emmanuelle Devos), having it out over his affair with Nathalie (Ludivine Sagnier). After an invitation from Bruno's uncle Gerard (Jean Yanne), Bruno and Nathalie travel to the town where Gerard is mayor. Bruno learns that his aunt is having an affair. Gerard is aware of his wife's infidelity and asks Bruno to take a letter to the man who has cuckolded him, a doctor named Verekher (Hanns Zischler). On his way to the doctor's home he meets… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"...often feels as though someone switched the reels around and they're playing out of order."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"The plot is pure French farce, but it's played dead straight, more like a thriller or tragedy. And the result is both insightful and involving."
‑ Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall
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