That Day (Ce jour-là)
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Master filmmaker Raúl Ruiz adds a black comedy to his far-reaching body of work with That Day, a playful meditation on money, death, and false spirituality. Livia (Elsa Zylberstein) and Pointpoirot (Bernard Girardeau) are, respectively, a spoiled society woman who suffers from delusional visions of heavenly apparitions and a crazed serial killer on the loose after a successful prison break. It isn't long before fate brings the two together, and after thwarting Pointpoirot's initial attempts to murder her, Livia soon warms to the charming sociopath. The duo makes short work of… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 57%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This is rarified cinema for lovers of the cerebral and surreal."
‑ Kirk Honeycutt, Hollywood Reporter
"The kooks in Raul Ruiz's That Day tenderly cultivate their insanity as if tending to exotic flowers."
‑ Fernando F. Croce, Slant Magazine
"It's either too unhinged or not unhinged enough, I haven't decided yet."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"If you like your farces funny, you'll be disappointed by this glacially paced and humorless comedy."
‑ Steve Rhodes, Internet Reviews
"One of Ruiz's more accessible but minor works."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"...Ce jour-là is less a movie and more an endurance test, as though the filmmakers are daring audience members to sit through the whole thing."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
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