Suzanne
Suzanne (2013)

Rated: Unrated
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Critic Score: 91% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Cath Clarke
Time Out

Every emotion is bang-on; every scene unfolds grippingly and naturally; and by the end, these characters feel like people you know.

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Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

There is beauty, simplicity and mystery in Katell Quillévéré's film Suzanne, about a truck-driver's daughter in France who gets into trouble.

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Kent Turner
Film-Forward.com

What remains within the trim and speedy 94-minute time frame is often riveting. It's like watching a car wreck in slow motion.

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Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

The film starts of a bit choppy as the transitions between the years are sudden and confusing. This settles down as the story begins to flow and Suzanne's life altering mistakes take hold.

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Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

"Too little information!" we protest at first. But we are beguiled into the story as if into a jigsaw puzzle.

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Hannah McGill
The List

By skittering too quickly through its protagonist's life, Katell Quillevere's film fails to deliver the intimacy that its title seems to promise.

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Mark Kermode
Observer [UK]

This intelligent, insightful gem presents a series of snapshots of a disintegrating family, blending acute social vision with heartbreaking intimacy, cementing Quillévéré's reputation as one of France's most remarkable young film-makers.

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Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

It's a stunningly confident piece of filmmaking, which holds on to vital clues about how much time has elapsed, and what's happened, then springs them on us.

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James Mottram
Total Film

Quillévéré's elliptical plot isn't always spot-on, skipping years to a near maddening degree. But treading a fine line between poetry and realism, it's still heartfelt and harrowing.

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