Roman de Gare (Crossed Tracks)
Roman de Gare (Crossed Tracks) (2007)

Claude Lelouch's thriller Roman de Gare (aka Crossed Tracks) features a number of characters and a timeline that skips back and forth, keeping the audience guessing as to how these characters all relate to each other. Fanny Ardant plays… More

Directed By:
Rated: R
Running Time:
Release Date: March 1, 2009
Add Your Rating
Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
88%
Flixster
User Score
76%


Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Claude Lelouch has crafted an engaging thriller about murder and romance with plenty of stylistic panache.

Jonathan F. Richards
Film.com

Lelouch is now 71 years old, and I bet he's never had as much fun with a film. Roman de Gare threads plots and characters and twists together like a demented weaver.

Full review…
Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader

Lelouch and his longtime writing partner, Pierre Uytterhoeven, slyly exploit and subvert audience expectations.

Full review…
Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

Lelouch's splintered narrative, mostly related in flashback, plays games with the characters without delivering much of a payoff.

Full review…
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

Even if the game isn't entirely successful, it's fun to play along.

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

I think I understand the alternative realities of the plot, and I concede the loose ends are tied up, sort of, but I didn't care.

Full review…
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Stylist Claude Lelouche (A Man and a Woman) is still full of surprises in his choice of genres and subjects.

Full review…
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

Forty years after his breakout success as a filmmaker, Claude Lelouch makes something of a comeback with his playful and sexy whodunit, Roman de Gare.

Full review…
Richard Nilsen
Arizona Republic

Don't go to the theater expecting too much and you can't help but leave with a smile on your face.

Full review…
Sandra Hall
Sydney Morning Herald

The air of Gallic nonchalance ensures you have a lot of fun watching Pinon and Ardant match wits. It's Dana, however, who anchors the story.

Full review…

Flixster Audience Score: 76% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Hunter
At the end of act one we discover the answers to many of the film's questions: is this guy a rapist on the run, a ghost writer, or a man abandoning his… More
Stefanie C
a quite well plotted and acted thriller.
familiar stranger
Seemed promising to me, but ended up as just another not-so-bad drama. It's okay for one time watch though.