Un Couple Épatant
Un Couple Épatant (2004)

In the second installment in director Lucas Belvaux's trilogy, the comedy centers around how a husband's eccentric behavior leads to his wife having suspicions about their marriage. Cecile is a teacher who is still madly in love… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 12, 2004
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Critic Score: 62% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Desson Thomson
Washington Post

Each movie casts light on the others. And after watching all three, a profound blending of the stories percolates in your head.

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Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times

Boosted by Morel's subtly hilarious, hangdog performance, the film offers a cunning blend of door-slamming farce and whimsical marital love story.

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Tim Cogshell
Boxoffice Magazine

It serves mostly as a linking device but stands on its own as a charming romp through classic French farce.

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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

Belvaux beautifully controls all three styles and stories -- even though he's least successful with the comedy Couple.

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

This comedy built around marital misunderstanding is the weak link.

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Annlee Ellingson
FilmStew.com

The least successful of the three, perhaps simply due to context. Without a disclaimer of sorts labeling it "A ROMANTIC FARCE," it's too easy to be confused by its tone.

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Ruthe Stein
San Francisco Chronicle

Charmingly offbeat in the vein of early Woody Allen.

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

More remarkable as an experiment than a film.

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Kent Turner
Film-Forward.com

...the fast-paced and unfolding plot will sustain interest.

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