The Adopted (Les adoptés)
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 56%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"'The Adopted' serves as a calling card for Laurent, who displays a flair for character-based humour as well as strong visual direction."
‑ Anna Smith, Time Out
"It's a commercial movie rather than an art film, but a great deal less compromised than most of its ilk."
‑ , This is London
"Mixed messages forge a forgettable outcome."
‑ Omer Ali, Little White Lies
"Never develops into an engaging portrait of love and loss among a trio of thirty-something Frenchies."
‑ Jordan Mintzer, Hollywood Reporter
"Sadly it doesn't quite come off, despite interesting moments."
‑ Peter Bradshaw, Guardian
"Mélanie Laurent's sweet but schmaltzy debut establishes her credentials as a capable director, and she does good work with old Inglourious Basterd Menochet, too."
‑ Ian Freer, Empire Magazine
"It's a wispy, tasteful, mildly touching, very French affair."
‑ Philip French, Observer [UK]
"The film is harmless, whimsical, a little long-winded: While You Were Sleeping without Sandra Bullock but with extra Gallic chic."
‑ Nigel Andrews, Financial Times
"It's glossy but saccharine, hammering home its coming-to-terms-with-life message as Laurent steers the story into contrived tragic waters."
‑ Tom Dawson, Total Film
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