Un Baiser s'il vous plaît (Shall We Kiss?)
Un Baiser s'il vous plaît (Shall We Kiss?) (2009)

Emmanuel Mouret's romantic comedy Shall We Kiss? begins with two strangers who end up attracted to each other, even though they both are involved in relationships with others. The woman refuses to kiss the man goodnight after a dinner… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 22, 2010
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Critic Score: 76% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Shall We Kiss? combines just enough romance and laughs to make for a charming French take on Woody Allen comedies.

Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

More quirky than wacky, this winning comedy only hits its romantic high when we return to that framing story, the storyteller who won't casually kiss because she knows, damn well, there's no such thing as a casual 'French' kiss.

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Ted Fry
Seattle Times

[A] delightful and deeply satisfying French confection.

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Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

Charming, but too contrived for a great turn on

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Jonathan F. Richards
Film.com

Mouret is the cinematic offspring of Woody Allen and Eric Rohmer. From the former he takes the actor-director presenting himself as neurotic but satisfying lover; from the latter he absorbs the pleasure of extended talk. Mouret's talk is enjoyable, but i

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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

Impossibly charming and impossibly French, Shall We Kiss? is a comic romance full of rueful musings about fidelity and true love.

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David Stratton
The Australian

The quiet joys of Shall We Kiss? are to be found not only in the observational writing and the pitch-perfect performances but in the way the mood shifts from tantalising foreplay to more serious matters.

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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

This quintessentially French bonbon is both sweet and dry, with just enough complexity to confound the fast-food appetite.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

An engaging romantic comedy that's deeper, smarter and more pessimistic than it appears at first glance, a film with shrewd insight into the mysteries of human attraction.

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David Stratton
At the Movies (Australia)

The influence of Woody Allen is obvious, but Mouret -- though he overdoes the tics and hesitancies of his nervous lover -- manages to make this combination of humour, sex and pain all his own.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
Apeneck Fletcher
Convuluted hijinks as friends decide to take things just a little step furthur to temporarily ease the loneliness of one ... nobody'll get hurt, right?… More
Nicki Marie
Slight movie - not an awful lot happens, but it is entertaining.... SPOILER...........A woman meets a man and tells him the story of what turns out to be the ex… More
Cynthia S.
The narrators storyline ruins what the rest of the movie seems geared to accomplish. What few merits this film has unfortunately fall apart by the end. If you… More
Mark Abell
Going in, this viewer wasn't sure about the format. Poorly done, using a present situation to tell another story can seem flat and highly contrived. But,… More
Jim Hunter
Dumped and despondent, Nicholas needs to empty his balls, so he turns to his long-time best friend, Judith. But after their first affair, they realize that… More
Walter M.
In "Shall We Kiss?" Emilie(Julie Gayet) has a wonderful time being shown around Nantes by Gabriel(Michael Cohen). At the end of the day, he attempts… More

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