Romantics Anonymous
Romantics Anonymous (2011)

Romantics Anonymous tells the story of Angélique (Isabelle Carré), a gifted chocolate-maker whose uncontrollable shyness prevents her from acknowledging her talents. Struggling chocolatier Jean-René (Benoît Poelvoorde), who also suffers… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 27, 2012
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Critic Score: 85% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

Movies that truly have the capacity to delight - that amuse and lift the spirits and create a warm feeling - are rare. "Romantics Anonymous" is one of those rare delights.

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Sara Stewart
New York Post

An adorable, quirky chocolatier looking for love? One guess which country this heavily whimsical comedy hails from.

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Jim Schembri
3AW

Flighty, feather-light French romantic comedy...A very pleasant treat.

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David Jenkins
Time Out

It'll be too light and frothy for some tastes, but it's bound to leave you with a warm glow.

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Eric Hynes
Time Out New York

Boy meets girl. Boy likes girl. Girl faints and boy jumps out the bathroom window.

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CJ Johnson
ABC Radio (Australia)

If you really like French ambience, this film is drowning in it. But don't expect Amelie or Chocolat. This film is far less witty, charming and moving than those films, no matter how desperately it tries to emulate them.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

A mug of warm cocoa with marshmallow topping that produces a comfy feel-good glow.

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Nick Pinkerton
Village Voice

Améris's recipe here calls for everything in moderation, resulting in a movie that never threatens to offend nor, particularly, to delight, though it does offer a good view on a modestly charming actors' duet.

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Tim Martain
The Mercury

So much is conveyed in what isn't said: the half-finished words, the broken syllables, the inarticulate noises, even the silences.

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Flixster Audience Score: 73% Flixster User Reviews
Wildaly M
A quirky love story between two people who are afraid of their emotions and taking a leap of faith. I like the metaphor the film posits. The actors are very… More
Cynthia S.
Kind of sweet. Kind of quirky. Could have been fantastic, but didn't seem to want to go all the way....
Eliza Norton
Doux comme le chocolat...
Walter M.
To aid her brittle emotional state, Angelique(Isabelle Carre) attends support meetings where she promptly faints. The job hunt goes much better when she… More
Jim Hunter
Two chocolatiers, both of whom are paralyzed by emotional attachment, fall in love. This film is positively delightful. It's true that I'm a sucker… More
hawk ledge
Engaging enough farce, though begins to fray around the edges during the latter stages.

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