La délicatesse (Delicacy)
La délicatesse (Delicacy) (2012)

Audrey Tautou is Nathalie, a beautiful, happy, and successful Parisian business executive who finds herself suddenly widowed after a three-year marriage to her soul mate. To cope with her loss, she buries herself and her emotions in her… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: March 16, 2012
DVD Release Date: September 25, 2012
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Although there's some meat on the menu, "Delicacy" ends up as lightly sugared and as gently bent as a fortune cookie.

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

Their princess-frog courtship has some funny moments, but the trauma and ongoing adjustment of someone losing a spouse is downplayed too much for the story to be entirely convincing.

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Lynden Barber

Co-directors David and Stephane Foenkinos (adapting the former's novel) ... play cute, shying away from ironic observation and relying too heavily on charm.

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Trevor Johnston
Time Out

It never hits the target, but its sincerity is surely preferable to the machine-tooled slickness of Hollywood models.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

A charming French love story about a beautiful widow and the schlub who loves her.

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Neely Swanson
Easy Reader (California)

Audrey Tautou is the very embodiment of delicatesse - grace, refinement and distinction.

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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

"Delicacy" isn't going to set anybody's psyche on fire with its insights into grieving and emotional recovery, but as a crepe-thin romantic snack, it has its moments.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

From its very title, it's clear that "Delicacy" aims to be a sweet, light French trifle. That it is.

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Francesca Rudkin
New Zealand Herald

Though Delicacy has some moments of great sadness and genuine sweetness, it offers few surprises. It delivers the familiar whimsical tone of French romantic comedy and the considerable charm of its leading lady.

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Flixster Audience Score: 57% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
Tautou is obviously not as gorgeous as the movie painfully insists and her character's motivations are always unclear, while Damiens plays an idiot that… More
Walter M.
In "Delicacy," Nathalie(Audrey Tautou) and Francois(Pio Marmai) are madly in love. That is undone when Francois is fatally hit by a car while jogging… More
Mark Abell
A delightful romantic film, starring the very talented Audrey Tautou as a woman who throws herself into her work after the death of her young husband. the… More