tout de suite (Right Now)
tout de suite (Right Now) (2005)

Four nameless people are brought together by crime and circumstances in this visually striking drama. A nave young woman (Isild Le Besco) who studies art and lives with her wealthy family goes to a nightclub one evening and meets a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 29, 2005
DVD Release Date: December 12, 2006
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Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A mesmerizing performance by ingenue Isild Le Besco makes this stylish French drama a taut, compelling escapade.

J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

Shot in wide-screen, low-grain black and white, this sleek suspense narrative quietly unpacks the delusions and emotional hunger of its upper-class heroine.

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

Crazy things certainly happen to Lili, but Le Besco drifts through most of the proceedings as though she were following a checklist: long face (done), three-way with lithe Athenians (yup), the occasional suggestion of zombietude (mission accomplished).

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Doris Toumarkine
Film Journal International

Should deliver to that core of filmgoers who respond to anything French, edgy, well-reviewed and well-done.

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Allison Benedikt
Chicago Tribune

If you're not careful, A Tout De Suite--Benoit Jacquot's ode to the French New Wave, infused with his love of American crime classics 'Bonnie and Clyde' and 'Badlands'--will fool you.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

This is a film of disturbing emotional power and frank sexuality that is photographed in sensuous black and white.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Stylish but pointless and bland romantic thriller.

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Tom Keogh
Seattle Times

The film's retro appeal includes black-and-white cinematography and a Truffaut-esque fascination for parallels between the characters' wild flight and filmmaking itself as a wide-eyed, open-ended experience.

Desson Thomson
Washington Post

Le Besco has an amazingly shaped face that, alone, takes you through most of the movie.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Despite the film's infectious style and the powerful charisma of its leading performers, it doesn't really catch fire.

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Flixster Audience Score: 60% Flixster User Reviews
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Starts out and mostly finishes as a typical French disaffectation piece - a bored young woman with a well-off family runs away to find herself - but creates an… More
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[font=Century Gothic]With "A Tout de Suite," writer-director Benoit Jacquot has made another rumination about the reverbations of women's… More