Coup de Chance

critic Reviews

, 82% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • Woody Allen's 50th film, Coup de Chance adds yet another creative rebound to the writer-director's oeuvre with a charming thriller that makes up in wit what it lacks in surprises.
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    Rafer GuzmanNewsday
    Fifty films into his career – he still makes about one per year -- Allen has his art down to a science.
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    Robert AbeleLos Angeles Times
    The result at times carries the whiff of something simultaneously refreshing and nostalgic.
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    Rex ReedObserver
    'Coup de Chance' restores the masterful filmmaker to his deserved position as one of the screen’s most profound storytellers. 

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    Leonard Maltinleonardmaltin.com
    Would anyone pay particular attention to a French import about love and deception without well-known stars if Woody Allen’s name weren’t attached to it? Perhaps not. But since this is his work—recognizably so—it's worth seeing
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    Kyle SmithWall Street Journal
    Woody Allen’s best work in many years.
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    Manohla DargisNew York Times
    “Coup de Chance,” the latest from Woody Allen, looks and plays like many of his recent movies, only better; it sounds like them, too, except that it’s in French.
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    Jeffrey M. AndersonCommon Sense Media
    Woody Allen's best movie in some years, this French-language drama/thriller is a successful, satisfying combination of storytelling elements that have cropped up throughout his career.
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    Filipe FreitasAlways Good Movies
    Coup de Chance is Woody Allen at his weakest, presenting every emotion and action as false, idiotic or frivolous.
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    Michael AtkinsonLA Weekly/Village Voice
    Allen’s film doesn’t contain a single dialogue exchange that isn’t sodden with obvious exposition, a single character who isn’t a cliche, or a single performative moment that doesn’t feel like a hurry-it-up table read.
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    Rich ClineShadows on the Wall
    A quietly gripping story that evolves from a romantic comedy-drama into a tense but very low-key thriller.
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