Friday Night
Friday Night (2003)

Paris resident Laure (Valerie Lemercier) has just finished packing her belongings in preparation for moving in with her lover, though she is oblivious to her apparent jitters at doing so. As she leaves her apartment for the night to join a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 2, 2003
DVD Release Date: November 11, 2003
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Critic Score: 79% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A dreamy, visually poetic film.

Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

Beautiful and moody, fiercely intelligent and astoundingly chilly.

Erik Lundegaard
Seattle Times

Laure is uptight, slightly vacant, often confused. That the film becomes slightly surreal in the second half doesn't help.

Jay Antani
Los Angeles Alternative

a most rewarding cinematic journey

Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News

Might make action fans pull their hair out.

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Janice Page
Boston Globe

This one doesn't have the crackle of Denis's best efforts ... but it quietly rewards those who have enormous patience.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

There's something about Denis's filmmaking style that is deeply affecting.

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Scott Foundas
L.A. Weekly

A great and simple movie romance.

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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

I didn't buy it for a minute, though I did enjoy it.

Anton Bitel
Movie Gazette

an economically constructed road movie, beautiful to look at and full of minutely observed details

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