Unforgivable
Unforgivable (2012)

Francis (André Dussollier) is a successful crime writer who moves to Venice to work on his next novel. When he meets model-turned-real-estate-agent Judith (Carole Bouquet), he is instantly infatuated. Francis and Judith eventually marry and… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: December 4, 2012
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Critic Score: 76% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tirdad Derakhshani
Philadelphia Inquirer

An exquisitely crafted, brilliant, confusing, disordered, maddening, and wonderfully flawed film that tries to show life as it is lived.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

What makes the film involving is that it doesn't depend on the mechanical resolution of the plot, but on the close observation of its effects on these distinctive characters.

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Chris Chang
Film Comment Magazine

Francis's fluster-as evinced by Dussollier and nurtured by Téchiné-makes for a pleasure both subtle and mildly sadistic.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

It creates the lived-in sense of being in the world of the characters.

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Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic

[Unforgivable] sets out as an account of unusual lives, finishes as a portrait of a society -- one that lives between the conventional and the openly low.

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Robert Denerstein
Movie Habit

Techine's latest is rich in emotional intrigue

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John Hartl
Seattle Times

Bouquet and the waterways of Venice are the chief charms of Téchiné's movie, which is otherwise one of his less convincing efforts.

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Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader

It's clearly the work of a master storyteller, conveying a rich, novelistic sense of character and a poetic feeling for the passing of time.

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Lawrence Toppman
Charlotte Observer

Though the movie lasts a reasonably brief 107 minutes, Téchiné is in no hurry to reveal his characters. We're still learning about them in the last few scenes, and our loyalties and attractions change.

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Flixster Audience Score: 34% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
In "Unforgivable," Francis(Andre Dussollier), a famed author, is looking for a quiet place in Venice to do some writing, so Judith(Carole Bouquet), a… More