The Clink Of Ice (Le Bruit Des Glacons)
The Clink Of Ice (Le Bruit Des Glacons) (2011)

Charles Faulque is an alcoholic writer who never goes anywhere without his bottle of wine and wine bucket full of clinking ice. His work and marriage have long since fallen apart and, to make matters worse, his health fails him as well,… More

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Rated: G
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Simon Foster
sbs.com.au

It is heartening that Blier at 72, an aging icon from French cinema's glorious heyday, can still undertake such challenging material and deliver a whimsical, immensely watchable, if ultimately flawed, new film.

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Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

The scenario pauses to congratulate itself too often, but Anne Alvaro is superb as Dujardin's anxious and besotted housekeeper.

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Jonas Milk
Little White Lies

The addition of star power - Depardieu or someone of his ilk - might have injected more interest to what was always going to be a hard sell.

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Tom Dawson
Total Film

Despite the theatrical execution, it's winningly acted, while Blier provides a typically defiant resolution for his transgressive lovers.

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Andrew Pulver
Guardian

Blier's penchant for deep-black humour allows him to get some funny, nasty jabs in at Charles's self-pitying, petit-bourgeois existence.

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