Une Femme Douce (A Gentle Woman)
Une Femme Douce (A Gentle Woman) (1969)

The original French title for Gentle Creature is Une Femme Douce. Both affectionate appellations refer to leading lady Dominique Sanda, a popular model of the 1960s, here making her film debut (Incredibly, she was chosen for the role by… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 27, 2000
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Tom Milne
Time Out

Bresson's first film in colour, a wonderfully lucid adaptation of Dostoievsky's enigmatic short story.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

A hauntingly simple film.

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Roger Greenspun
New York Times

The usual language of critical praise seems beside the point in discussing Bresson, but please understand that I mean this to be a rave review.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

In Robert Bresson's first film in color, he updates an enigmatic Dostoyevsky short story of a woman's loveless marriage to a pawnbroker.

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Don Druker
Chicago Reader

Contemplative and not for all tastes.

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Rubia Carolina
A strange sort of cold love with a few demonstrations of affection and tenderness. The "gentle woman" superficially seems to be passionate and… More